[Digikam-users] Never argue religion
sleeplessregulus at hetnet.nl
Tue Aug 30 16:20:05 BST 2011
tsssss, hush hush
Op 30-08-11 16:08, Paul Verizzo schreef:
> As a life long student of spiritual matters, and a holder of a Masters
> of Theological Studies, I'm amused by non-religious "religions." The
> ways are so similar:
> A - Assurance of salvation/freedom/a better life.
> B - Belief! Just believe, ignore the obvious and inevitable
> contradictions and cognitive dissonances.
> C - Convert. Go get 'em!
> And, boy do I ever see this with non-Windows users! Outside of
> Redmond, I doubt if many Windows users are as passionate as those
> preferring OS X and Linux. Certainly not much conversion attempting
> since Windows is the dominant system.
> Without dredging up point/counterpoint of the recent posts - which I
> never intended when I asked, simply, "How do repositories get
> updated?" - it's obvious that many of you are living in the past or on
> legend about Windows issues. My XP SP3 is rock solid. OK, most of
> the time. A hissy fit once in awhile. With Windows 7 and maybe Vista
> the infamous ntloader issue is moot, it self-corrects. The horrors of
> running an anti-virus are history, the Microsoft programs are free and
> completely unobtrusive. Finally. And with Windows Update, OS
> improvements and security matters are, well, automatic. Most users
> will never, ever need to use a Command Prompt.
> Hey, I don't care if one is a Baptist, a Catholic, an Apple kisser, or
> a genuflector to the Torvald altar, or what. Just don't present
> emotion and reaction as ration.
> Each to their own. Religious freedom is assured, at least here in
> We now return to our Linux programming............
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