Re: virus: Saints re:blind atheism

Marie Foster (
Mon, 08 Dec 1997 11:49:15 -0800

David McFadzean wrote:
> At 08:33 AM 12/8/97 -0800, Marie Foster wrote:
> >Lets see if anyone can come up with anything more than dead white guys.
> How about Hypatia of Alexandria?

She is on my list. I have others. I do not see the preponderance of
white males as any plot. However, I do contend that like thinking has
driven us in particular ways. Evolution of idea and society will tend
to take the easiest route... (Probably a more elegant way of saying

I remain hopeful that as we continue to explore the mysteries of the
physical world, we will start to see more wholeness. Part of my
objection to *dead white guys* has to do with the disjointed
incrementalism of western thought.