Re: virus: Re: virus-digest V2 #303

David McFadzean (
Mon, 17 Nov 1997 09:39:39 -0700

At 12:07 AM 11/16/97 +0100, Reed Konsler wrote:

>>I would like to hear more about how truth is an "inevitable outcome"
>For the defintion of truth I was trying to find something other than "fact"
>or "reality" etc. Like I said, you are welcome to change that defintion.

Do you mean it is an inevitable outcome of an inquiry into implied reality?

>>in what sense faith is a belief independent of any logic. Surely not
>>independent of 3rd party critical analysis, for instance?
>Agreed. Change to: "A belief held independent of any logic."

OK, I think this includes all the beliefs I would categorize as faith-based,
which are the beliefs protected from critical analysis, beliefs held
despite evidence, beliefs held beyond questioning of any sort, beliefs that
are "sacred cows". Is your definition identical or a superset or something

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus