Re: virus: Religious Memes

James Veverka (
Thu, 6 May 1999 14:47:41 -0400 (EDT)

Sounds a bit bombastic!

Science NEEDS reason to function. The scientific method is simple rationale. One tests hypotheses with experiment. If enough experiments duplicate the results, certain possibilities are eliminated and others remain. These are then tested again and again and again in multiple fashion in order to rule out bias. There is progression in science.

As far as myth is concerned, they all have a "moral to the story", a kernal of human nature within. But we don't need myth. Myth came from us. It is not the other way around. We should look at all the forces behind organized superstitions. Myth should be in folklore books not the basis for humanity's worldview.