Re: virus: Faith, Logic and Purpose

Tim Rhodes (
Mon, 17 Nov 1997 22:43:24 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, William Roh wrote:

> > Maybe "purpose" was a poor choice of words. How about: Can we look
> > at how useful the respective tools are for doing whatever it is that we
> > do with them? First, are <critical analysis> and <faith> both tools
> > for deciding what to believe? If not, what is <faith> used for?
> Faith = pacifier
> a pacifier is a tool for the "feeling" of security, but is not at all
> objective security.

Which is more inportant to a crying infant?

-Prof. Tim