RE: virus: Logic and Purpose

David McFadzean (
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 17:40:48 -0600

At 03:29 PM 10/20/97 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:
>On Monday, October 20, 1997 1:54 PM, David McFadzean [] wrote:
>> I guess there is an underlying assumption here that there is a
>> positive correlation between beliefs held without evidence and
>> bad beliefs (given most common definitions of "bad"). If that is
>> not a reasonable assumption, I might have to withdraw my
>> condemnation of faith.

Don't celebrate yet. I still believe there is a positive correlation
between bad beliefs and faith-based beliefs. Anecdotal evidence isn't
going to decide the matter, I'm sure someone produce as many examples
on one side of the issue as someone else can produce on the other.
Any ideas?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus