Re: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Fri, 19 Sep 1997 18:28:18 -0700

David (who to my delight appears to be an Objectivist) wrote:

>Because to have faith[1] is to be knowingly inconsistent

My father in law survived Oswiecim (Auschwitz). He made a promise to God
that if he survives he will never doubt Him, and will name his future
daughter Teresa (and it is my wife's name). He was extremely consistent in
everything he did.

>[1] For this argument a belief can be said to be based on faith to the
>extent that it is inconsistent with the acknowledged facts. I think this
>definition is in line with most people's.

And his understanding of God was in line with most people's around him.

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159