Re: The story-telling ape (was virus: Logic)

Paul Prestopnik (
Wed, 22 Oct 1997 08:49:18 -0400

> I don't so much think it is that. I think it is that you demonstrate
> "faith" in something without any hard evidence, then attack science, or
> more properly, those that you think worship science. I think if you came
> clean and said your belief is based on "faith" and not "reason" then the
> argument would cease, no one here would challenge the concept of "faith"
> as a legitimate reason for believing. I am eager to stop battling about
> it myslef.
this is starting to sound like the same argument as

person A believes consistancy/logic is always important
person B believes it is not always important

Does B have the right to critize A for not being consistant/logical?

I don't think we ever found an area of agreement.