t20mxs1 at CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU
Tue Nov 9 13:16:37 UTC 1999
Bruce Dykes wrote:
> From: Lynne Murphy <M_Lynne_Murphy at baylor.edu>
>>I've also been trying to popularize . . . "apathetic" as a religious
>>term on the model of "agnostic" and "atheist". An apathetic is a person
>>who doesn't care whether there's a god.
> I've been using 'apatheist' for that...
Sounds sort of like my way of declining a proffered cup of coffee:
my religion doesn't let me drink coffee. You see, I'm an Orthodox
and coffee gives me no pleasure."
I never figured out how coffee could smell so good and taste so bad.
-- mike salovesh <salovesh at niu.edu>
P.S.: Lynne and Bruce, "apatheist" is not quite the term that first
mind. I have friends who are "constipationists": they just don't give a
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