brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Jd JDay123 at BellSouth.com
Mon Jul 29 10:33:59 EST 2002


In alt.education  Re: brain sizes: Einstein's and women's, 
Shadow Dancer wrote... 

>"Richard C. August" <raugust at ptd.net> wrote in message
>news:LzQ09.1253$Fl.136564 at nnrp1.ptd.net...
>> T9W,
>>
>> First of all, if Witchcraft isn't a religion, then why is the Church of
>> Wicca (pronounced Witch-a) a licensed Non-Profit Group organized as a
>> RELIGIOUS ORDER and based in Salem, MA?
>
>One, you mispronounced it.  It is pronounced as it is spelled, with two hard
>C's.  Second, you should really research what you talk about before shooting
>off your mouth.
>
>Wicca is a federally-recognized and accepted religion, and does not
>necessarly incorporate witchcraft (another subject you and your "friends"
>should research before shooting off your mouths about).  Not all witches are
>Wiccans; not all Wiccans are witches.
>
>http://www.religioustolerance.org/ is a very good site for getting
>information on many religions, including both Wicca and Christianity.
>
>Here is the page that will perhaps set you straight in your thinking:
>http://www.religioustolerance.org/witchcra.htm - from which I quote:
>
>"Wiccans generally consider themselves to be Witches, Neopagans, and Pagans.
>However, not all Witches, Neopagans and Pagans are Wiccans. The terms Witch,
>Neopagan and Pagan can also refer to followers of many other faith
>traditions.
>
>Because of religious propaganda dating from the late Middle Ages, Wicca has
>often been incorrectly associated with Satanism. Wiccan beliefs and
>practices are no closer to Satanism than they are like Buddhism, Hinduism,
>or Islam. "It seems to be necessary to preface every discussion of
>Witchcraft with an explanation that, no, Neo-Pagan Witches aren't Satanists.
>The Christian anti-God, Satan, has no place in Pagan pantheons, either
>mythologically or theologically." 3"

Hold on there a minute.  You were telling me you only wanted to talk
"secular and factual" in another posting yet here you are talking
religion.  I don't mind you talking about your religion but you are only
applying the hypocrites rule of the double standard.  Besides that,
you're making women look like idiots when you do such things.

Jd





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