Re: [Slate] American Religious fervor, by the numbers

James Tauber (
Fri, 2 Jul 1999 10:21:10 +0800

>The natural order of things, the life cycle of things, are all good and in
harmony with one another.

This is one view.

>We as man view the Volcano as bad because it wrecks our little houses and
roads. We
>see the tornado as bad, or the flood as bad. But they aren't.

Why not?

I think it is quite conceivable to have a consistent world view that
considers these things to be bad and the result of evil in this world.