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Re: Russian Orthodox Church Excludes UFOs

From: Katharina Wilson <K_Wilson.nul>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 15:39:15 -0500
Archived: Thu, 22 May 2008 06:36:28 -0400
Subject: Re: Russian Orthodox Church Excludes UFOs

>From: James Horak <jchorak7441.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 06:58:41 -0700 (PDT)
>Subject: Re: Russian Orthodox Church Excludes UFOs

>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>To:  ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 13:41:28 -0300
>>Subject: Re: Russian Orthodox Church Excludes UFOs

>>I would give
>>religion a pass if it would stay out of governance and the
>>teaching of children. It is power based and jealous of it.

>It would thus die in a generation, Don. For religion today
>otherwise has no appeal except to those raised in it and their
>spouses, trying to keep the peace.

>This official pronouncement of the Catholic Church is seen as
>necessary and fitting to the plans it envisions for what role it
>sees to its future. Truth has no value, clarity brought of
>revelation has none. Church historians cannot deny that.

>The value of this new attitude is in the way we will see its
>impact reflected in debunkers and in the most skeptical. How
>many of them, that is, that have been influenced by religion.
>Something, I might add, we've all been conditioned to avoid

>The best example of how such unspoken concerns do shape things
>is in that of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Kept in Jerusalem, carefully
>guarded and never shared to view in an obscure museum by a
>secretive curator for 40 years (who promised to translate them
>in a short 10 years,) when the man died only a lone shopping
>list had been translated.

>Only after his death was it revealed the curator was a devout

>How many, would you suppose, (even in ufology) feel a compulsion
>to resolve what they uncover/research/confront to some religious

This brings to mind something my husband said recently:

"Religion was created by the weak to control the strong."

After my husband made this statement to an older gentleman,
he replied,

"You must study the philosophy of Nietzsche," (which neither
of us had at the time.)

Nietzsche is credited with the following quote:

"Religion was created by the weak for revenge on the strong."

In any case, in my opinion, both statements are correct.

Religion is all about control and power. It has kept humanity in
chains and in the dark since its inception. People in positions
of power and control, no matter who or where they are, will
strive to keep us there.

I guess there's something good to say about the aliens. They've
never waved a Bible or a Koran in my face and told me I'm going
to go to hell because I don't think the way they do - which is
pretty refreshing, now that I think about it.

Katharina Wilson

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