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    • Yair
    • 13.09.05 | 00:04 (IDT)

    With all due respect, it's not up to you to judge what a "life with meaning" is... I'm an atheist (well, I'm not 100% convinced as you say you are about God's existence, because I think it's impossible to know these things as a humble and limited human being), and I think my life can still be quite meaningFUL. I respect your ideas, and I hope you respect mine. The real problem starts when our visions collide: as an atheist vegetarian I will fight until kingdom come (metaphorically speaking) to prevent animal slaughter in a hypothetical third temple. To you it's a necessary ritual to please your god, to me it's a useless act that only causes unnecessary suffering. I admit (and hope you do to) that both our opinions are relative, though: we'll never know is right... Yair

    from the article: Addicted to the poison of occupation
    First published 00:00 12.09.05 | Last updated 00:00 12.09.05
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