[pp.int.general] Pirate parties and religion (dogmatism)

Thomas Bruderer thomas.bruderer at piratenpartei.ch
Mon Apr 8 19:39:00 CEST 2013

Full ACK, Pirates and Religion do not add up at all. The swiss Pirates
are dedicated to a laicistic world view and specifically  we have
position which demands the complete seperation of church and state (no
church taxes, ban on not needed circumcision). However my own position
is a little more extreme than that, which brought as quite some media
attention :) - we are brights - and we should show that!

You are not alone :) I am pretty sure most pirates are at least
agnostic, in our case we have quite some outspoken atheists with strong

Welcome to the 21st Century.


Am 04.04.2013 15:26, schrieb Aleksandar Blagojevic:
> Am I the only one who is sick of dogmatism election propaganda within
> some Pirate parties?
> Better way to handle any religious date/event/"value" is to just
> ignore it. FFS <http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ffs>,
> we live in 21st century and our lives are irreversibly dependent on
> "heretic" knowledge such is electric current, quantum physics,
> Internet, satellites...
> Using religion (and religious values) to achieve any political goal is
> dangerous, irresponsible and, as we all know, can be very destructive.
> Imagine the shame when future generations look back and see what some
> "pirates" did in order to compensate their weak mental capacity and
> frustrations.
> Not good.
> -- 
> I prefer to have options, rather than plans.
> Aleksandar Blagojevic aka blaeks <http://blaeks.wordpress.com/>
> Pirate party of Serbia
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirate_Party_of_Serbia>
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