RE: virus: Limiting

Robin Faichney (
Tue, 16 Dec 1997 10:02:39 -0000

> From: David McFadzean[]
> At 10:25 PM 12/15/97 -0000, Robin Faichney wrote:
> >Umm, supernaturalists?
> I didn't know that was a word (until now).
That's OK, it only just became one. :-)

> Would you agree that
> all theists are supernaturalists?
Yes, I think gods are by definition supernatural.

> >Don't you think maybe Webster's has less of an agenda --
> >is more objective -- than the Objectivists? :-)
> Probably. Another way to look at it is to find the common denominator
> in the websites listed here:
> <
> s/Mysticism/>
Now you're putting your faith in Yahoo!

> It seems to me that mysticism is more closely related to magic,
> supernatural and
> occult than intuitionism.
In many minds, no doubt. But use of words is one thing,
and understanding what lies behind them another. It's
certainly not always so, but I quite often find that a good
dictionary reflects a better understanding than does
common usage, and that's certainly the case with
WWWebster's and mysticism.