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those who report. - Fredric L. Rice, The Skeptic Tank, 09/Sep/95
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (David Gerard)
Subject: Re: The Noose is Tightening on CoS (was Big Suprise - 79K) (LONG)
Date: 18 Jul 1995 23:14:51 +1000
Organization: Victoria University of Technology
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On 14 Jul 1995 18:26:14 -0400, Jeffrey Maass (email@example.com) wrote:
:R. Urban (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
:: email@example.com (Jon Noring) wrote:
:: This is not intended to start a flame war, but you need to have more
:: tolerance for beliefs that are different than your own, particularly
:: those that are shared by minorities. (In case you are wondering, I was
:: born and raised a Catholic.) And, if we don't protect the religious
:: freedom of the minority, then the religious freedom of the majority will
:: eventually be jeapordized.
:: If you and your gang succeed in getting the IRS to tax minority
:: religions, then that makes me wonder how long it'll be before the IRS
:: goes after the rest of the religions. The assets alone of the Catholic
:You say that like it's a bad thing!
:Sorry, religion is just another business that should be taxed. Doing
:otherwise encourages and supports it, in violation of the Establishment
:Tax them all equally, and the IRS can get out of the business of defining
:what is a "valid" religion.
And don't forget: The Church of the SubGenius is the *only* religion that
pays *all* its taxes.
And it's EXPANDING! EXPANDING! EXPANDING ALL THE TIME! Woopsy.
For an interesting time, read alt.religion.scientology; then act. Rev Dr David
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