Re: virus: 'Faith' in science.

joe dees (
Mon, 08 Feb 1999 20:54:02 -0500

At Mon, 8 Feb 1999 11:58:00 -0600, you wrote:
>Dear Virgin,
>The "evolutionary pots" have more than a book of mythology inside them.
>Don't you think?
>..yes, I do. I think that when science becomes an end rather than a means, it
>starts to take on some of the characteristics of religion or in a broader
>Michael Fulford

The difference is that science has, and can produce at will, external evidence and descriptions, repeatable in controlled conditions to a high degree of statistical probability, and the powers of predication and prediction such statistical near-certainties distilled from past experience augur for the course of future properties and events. BTW, if the Rapture DOESN'T come, can I have your car? If it does, you can have mine. Joe E. Dees
Poet, Pagan, Philosopher

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