Re: virus: Agnosticism

David McFadzean (
Tue, 01 Apr 1997 09:18:20 -0700

At 01:45 PM 31/03/97 -0500, CHRISTOPHER SCHENCK wrote:

> The dictionary defines "faith" as a belief or set of beliefs held to be
>true without proof of its validity. This means that any assertation
>without proof is an act of faith, which your ideology says is a sin.

I would say that faith is belief without reasonable evidence which
is quite different from proof. Reasonable evidence is much easier to
find than proof. As far as I know nothing empirical has ever been
proven true, only mathematical theorems.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus