To: All Msg #82, Jun-30-93 12:04AM Subject: Re: Are science and religion compatable? In ar

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From: Jan Willem Nienhuys To: All Msg #82, Jun-30-93 12:04AM Subject: Re: Are science and religion compatable? Organization: Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands From: wsadjw@rw7.urc.tue.nl (Jan Willem Nienhuys) Message-ID: <20rhdq$ft@rw7.urc.tue.nl> Newsgroups: sci.skeptic In article <1993Jun29.160851.23910@fsl.noaa.gov> bear@kestrel.fsl.noaa.gov (Bear Giles) writes: >In article <20p3di$lhc@rw7.urc.tue.nl> wsadjw@rw7.urc.tue.nl (Jan Willem >Nienhuys) writes: >> >>Mysticism and ritual are mostly gone. Even New Agers blab about > >_Some_ new agers blab like that, but others are pursuing legitimate >mystical interests. I would suggest you pick up a copy of _Gnosis_ >if you think mysticism is dead or only a surface patina. I wrote *mostly gone*, I didn't write *gone*. About half the U.S. population takes the Bible literally, and the number of atheists and agnosts is small (less than a million in the U.S.). How large is the circulation of Gnosis? How many mystics are there in the U.S.?

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