[percy-l] Re: Some Random Thoughts, Largely Unrelated, Based on Previous Discussions and Readings
earthrisepress at comcast.net
Wed Dec 4 07:54:11 EST 2002
Walker Percy, in his 1990 essay I quoted, could not experience the
plethora of human consciousness in quite the same way as can millions
of people, in several languages, who regularly google....
In The Thanatos Syndrome Percy could include a few characters
logging on to various databases and downloading and so on all to
great literary effect, but it now seems quaint compared to what has
become possible in only a little over a decade.
By the way, if God is a democrat, Christianity "wins"!
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From: "Karey L. Perkins" <karey at charter.net>
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Subject: Re: [percy-l] Re: Some Random Thoughts, Largely Unrelated, Based on
Previous Discussions and Readings
> Frederick -- These two links above were at the bottom of that page -- and
> THAT if anything testifies to what religion is now. Rather than guiding
> to something transcendant that we should serve, in the postmodern world,
> religion is here to serve us (rate your compatibility with the various
> religions, find the God YOU like). That makes humans the god, rather than
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