Re: virus: Religion, Zen, post-structuralism, and the failure of , logic

Agata Ligier (
Fri, 13 Jun 1997 10:08:41 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> I fully realize that rationality is "just" a world view. It is "only"
> good for understanding the world and making decisions. I also consider
> rationality to be the unspoken rules of the game of mailing list discussions
> (which is why I get rather frustrated when the other side feels free
> to break the rules whenever they find it useful; imagine how long you
> would play chess with someone like that).
> If you want to use some other worldview for anything at all, be my guest.
> If you find faith useful, that's fine with me too. If you're insulted because
> I find faith fundamentally flawed and express those opinions (without attacking
> anyone, BTW), then maybe you should ask yourself why you are so defensive.

Do you consider "faith" to be an antonim to "rationality" ?

Agata Ligier