Re: What are *your* religious beliefs?

Steve Finley (Finley@TTDCE1.COED.TTU.EDU)
Wed, 16 Oct 1996 11:52:09 +0000

I didn't exactly see respect a-shinin' through or anything, but
whatever. All in good fun. (And I promise, no matter how nasty I
come off, unintentionally, I'm never trying to do anything but poke
fun. Fact is, a lot of this stuff just isn't that important, at
least not enough for people to subtextually call each other SOBs


> Ironies of Ironies abound:
> I do not believe that I have put Tom Mad-x in place. That was certainly
> not my (conscious) intention. I have utmost respect for him and his work.
> Please understand, I can only respond in difference to those people I
> might be in transference with, disagree with. As I see it, when I respond
> to someone, I do so as a sign of respect. There are always those whom I
> do not respond to, I am indifferent to, whom I have ... momentarily, I
> hope ... nothing invested in what they say and, therefore, I remain
> thinking about another.
> Writing is always a throw of the dice (as Mallarme suggests); and so,
> sometimes when we throw those words out there for others to read, those
> words just come up snake eyes.
> bestest, Victor
> On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, Steve Finley wrote:
> > From Victor (sophist):
> >
> > "__Should we feel guilty because we are the scribal (scribble) class, the
> > literate ones, while the down-trodden are illiterate?"
> >
> > I believe this is the kind of thing someone referred to in a previous
> > post (-hole digger, toasties, deep food for thought) as the
> > self-consciously banal puns and/or word strings (onion rings) that
> > seem to make the pomo's life/existence/being worth
> > living/existing/being.
> >
> > Thank goodness (godness, goddessness, godliness) someone put Maddox
> > (Mad-x) in his place. And so skillfully, too. And not with just one good
> > sentence, but with an endless string of them.
> >
> > Remember, extremism or extreme goofiness (Goofy, Mickey, da-HYIL) in
> > defense of the right is never a sin.
> >
> > sf
> >