Re: virus: Logic

Sodom (
Thu, 09 Oct 1997 20:51:34 -0400

Tim Rhodes wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Oct 1997, David McFadzean wrote:
> > Categorizing peoples' traits according to astrological sign seems even
> > less useful than pigeonholing people according to race.
> Not a very scientific approach, my good man. What ever happened to "trail
> and error"? Have you tried it? Do you know it doesn't work from
> experience? Or do you just have a "mystical feeling" based on your faith
> that it is not a useful tool?
> > This group might think they understand personalities but I bet they are
> > mistaken.
> Four of the eight in that group are also in THIS group. Be careful--you
> never know who you are dissin'
> -Prof. Tim

Trial and error is a very valuable tool, but trial and error comes after
a concept has been formulated based on observation. In trial and error,
you still have a starting point, a process and a result. I don't think,
except in close gravitational encounters, that the bodies in space
(Planets, stars, galaxies etc...) have any effect on humanity. Old
exploded stars are responsible for the matter we are made of, but those
stars no longer exist. In order to convince me that astrology was more
than coincedental, you would need to show some connection other than
existence itself.