Re: virus: Who Is Mother Nature?

Robin Faichney (
Thu, 11 Feb 1999 19:36:31 +0000

In message <>, David McFadzean <> writes
>At 05:46 PM 2/10/99 -0500, n cashen wrote:
>>Is there no place in human thought for mythical thinking?
>Mythical thinking is fine. Really, given that all explanations
>are stories of some sort what else is there? It is *mystical*
>thinking that raises the ire of skeptics.

And it is the misuse of "mystical" that raises the ire of many quite well-educated but not fetishistically sceptical people. There are few people much *less* mystical than fundamentalists.