Re: virus: Re: virus-digest V2 #295

Wade T.Smith (
Mon, 10 Nov 97 09:09:40 -0500

>The REALISTIC view is to admit that we all live with a woefully
>incomplete ontology...that each of us entertains a number of a priori
>axioms of all the types (and more) you have described. Furthemore,
>we have a tendency to see the axioms we hold as "reasonable assumptions"
>and the axioms others hold (especially when they conflict with our own)
>to be "blind faith".

I have stayed out of this, but Reed's synopsis here seems most viable. We
can move to the validity of evidence next?

Wade T. Smith