A Business Address?
From: Ray Franz
To: Positive Atheism
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2001 4:14 PM
Cliff, did you think about why Martha (Nassauer)@InterspaceSpecialists, Inc was doing her evangelizing from a business address? I did. Was she a employee using her employer's time (and money) for this lengthy project to argue religion or was she possibly the owner with a lot of time on her hands because of lack of business?
In either case, the time used on her preaching project was a use of time that could and should have been used on business.
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From: "Positive Atheism Magazine" <email@example.com>
To: "Ray Franz"
Subject: Re: Positive_Atheism_Letters_Section
Date: Sunday, May 13, 2001 5:14 PM
Yeah, I get stuff that's obviously from the "work" account all the time. (I see things in the e-mail addresses that the readers will never see because I remove the addresses before posting.) So that didn't dawn on me until her boss joined the fray!
Some workplaces double as "outreach ministries," as you probably know: everybody who works there belongs to the same sect. I once belonged to a group that owned a chain of restaurants and janitorial services. This was a commune (a cult, as some would say) so we all worked to support the group and "volunteered" our time as a tax dodge. But the work always took a back seat to any opportunities for evangelism. The front, as always, was a drug rehab program of the "Hotel California" variety, where people checked in but never left (though the drug rehab was not why I was there: I came in via the restaurant outreach).
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