Re: virus: reason is the heart of faith

David McFadzean (
Thu, 28 Jan 1999 13:50:12 -0700

At 02:37 PM 1/28/99 -0500, Reed Konsler wrote:

>Logic is the first principle of a nuturing family. Reason is the
>basis of sharing and building mutual trust. In that sense, logic
>is mother of faith. Not the arbitrary, dogmatic, faith which we
>all abhor so much...but the reasonable faith built from many
>many successful interactions...the faith inherent in friendships
>which allow us to express ourselves without fear. The deepest,
>most satisfying and most meaningful communications spring
>from the warm beating heart of reason.

>From the way you use the word "faith" in this context (and,
retrospectively, in our previous communications) I get the impression that you equate (or relate or at least correlate) faith with trust. Would you agree?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus