RE: virus: Incredulity

David McFadzean (
Sun, 16 Mar 1997 12:55:13 -0700

At 08:30 AM 16/03/97 -0800, Richard Brodie wrote:

>I am delighted to have seemingly found your blind spot.
>Don't you see that you are using rational arguments to make all these
>points about not needing faith in rationality?

If I have a blind spot, it is figuring out what you mean by "faith".
>From my perspective, you have faith in X if and only if X is beyond
criticism. Since I don't think rationality is beyond criticism, I
don't have faith in rationality. What are you talking about?

>Creationists also believe their beliefs are not without "good evidence."

True, but then we can discuss what makes evidence "good" and why
calling evidence "good" doesn't make it so and why the Creationist's
evidence isn't really good after all.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus