[Vision2020] Salutations

Dick Sherwin rvrcowboy at clearwire.net
Fri Sep 22 16:05:09 PDT 2006


Welcome back.  Was just wondering this week when you would make your return.

Good to see ya,

Dick S
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chasuk" <chasuk at gmail.com>
To: "Vision2020" <vision2020 at moscow.com>; "Me" <chasuk at gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 10:44 PM
Subject: [Vision2020] Salutations

> I was gone, and now I'm back.  Perusing the archives, it seems that
> the status quo has been preserved.  I don't know whether I should be
> grateful or sad, but at least I'm returning to a familiar place.
> For those who care, I'm discarding the word "liberal" and replacing it
> with "freethinker" as it pertains to myself.  I know that the word is
> antiquated, but it seems to more accurately describe me.
> I like this definition from Wikipedia:
> "Freethought is a philosophical doctrine that holds that beliefs
> should be formed on the basis of science and logical principles and
> not be comprised by authority, tradition or any other dogmatic or
> otherwise fallacious belief system that restricts logical reasoning."
> Strike the words "or otherwise fallacious."   With those words
> deleted, I provisionally concur with the freethought doctrine.  I'm
> going to try to avoid trolls, trolling, flaming, and even my own
> intemperate responses to flamebait.  I won't have time to be amazingly
> prolific, which is almost certainly a good thing.
> Anyway, friends, acquaintances, sometimes foes, it's good to be a
> Visionista/Visioneer/Visionite once again.  I look forward to our
> continued dialogue.
> Cheers,
> Chas
> -- 
> "Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause." -- Mahatma Gandhi
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