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Posted by: Piper on February 11, 19100 at 12:20:56:

In Reply to: Church and state. posted by Lark on February 10, 19100 at 15:28:12:

: I'm convinced Bakunin was right.

: My criminology lecturer is a religious minister and a magistrate, he frequently mixs politics, religious dogma (he's notably anti-catholic in my opinion, dismissing them as semi-mindless reactionaries or dullards for believeing in things like the stigmata) and the law.

Piper: Well Lark, there IS a serious relationship between the criminal law and religion- much of the moraility of the church forms the foundation of the criminal law (See Devlin, the enforcement of morals or for the contrary HLA Hart).

: I got a wil' ol' slagging too, there in a seminar from him, apparently I never smile, my support of eugenics (which I regard as the study of the human animal with a view towards applying science and biological knowledge in such a way as to improve happiness and health and better the social good, it's nothting to do with nazi crap or racial dimensions or anything, damnit!!) was cast in a sinister and bad light and the fact that I persistantly wear a hat seemed to be a real annoyance to him aswell (well he can bet now that there wont be a day that I'm in his company without a hat now!!).

Piper: I hope that 'hat' is a fez or something similary eccentric (bowler hat perhaps)- I would hate to think you're roaming around in one of those perverse baseball caps.

BTW I can't believe you support eugenics...

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