Re: virus: Faith, Logic and Purpose

Tim Rhodes (
Wed, 26 Nov 1997 09:48:56 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 24 Nov 1997, Paul Prestopnik wrote:

> > > >Does that make skeptisim a religion for some? Wade?
> > >
> > > You know, skeptics hear that sort of retort constantly. No, of course
> it
> > > is not.
> >
> > Really? Consider that "religious" is not an insult coming from my lips,
> > only from yours. Are you sure that you understand the question?
> >
> >
> > -Prof. Tim
> Before this goes any further someone should explicitly state their
> definition of a religion.

I was using David's statement (the one I originally replied to) which said
something to the effect of, "Religion in whatever gives life meaning."
That's why I think Wade might have missed the point.

But it really isn't that important, you know. Just something to bicker
about. After all, we all live in fear here of being in mutual agreement
and suddenly finding ourselves with nothing to talk about. :-)

-Prof. Tim