Re: virus: The other

Wade T.Smith (
Fri, 14 Nov 97 07:36:25 -0500

>What type of experience is the
>"Scientific" experience...I still wonder?

Good question.

Perhaps it is as simple as one that is backed up by the whole universe.

It is here, it is there, it is everywhere. (I do so like science, Sam I

The _elimination_ of the human experiencer and/or human experiential
apparatus (read senses) is also a piece of it.

It is _not_ anecdotal evidence. It is not philosophical meandering,
although such random traipsing may lead to places of burgeoning

It is _fact_ gathering, simply put.

One man's fact is another man's poison, however. Faith, for instance,
withers immediately. Faith is not a fact, until shown otherwise. The
otherwise is science. The 'not a fact' is preliminary judgment based on
the history of experiential evidence.

Science is willing to find the facts. Some scientists may be unwilling to
accept them, (and newagers may be unwilling to accept their absence...),
but hell, there they are.


Wade T. Smith | "There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god." |
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