Re: virus: Logical beliefs

David McFadzean (
Tue, 27 May 1997 16:07:53 -0600

At 02:37 PM 27/05/97 -0700, wrote:
> Of all the mail I have received from this list since I became a virus
> voyeur, this inspires my two cents worth. I am.....interested in the
> perception that an agnostic bringing faith into his life has
> sacrificed integrity for happiness. I would hazard to suggest that
> fear of the unknown (commonly referred to here as 'irrational') = fear
> of faith = the insistence upon clinging to rationality in an
> irrational world. What integrity is this man supposed to have

I was implying that to delude oneself into believing something that
isn't true is tantamount to sacrificing one's integrity. I don't know
why you equate fear of the unknown with irrationality or fear of faith.
And I don't think the world is irrational. Certain intentional agents
existing in the world are.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus