John M wrote: > Dear Stathis: > my answer to your quewstion: > Of course not! > There is a belief systems "I" like and there are the others I don't. > I just maintain a (maybe misplaced?) humbleness that I am not the judge > to decide about the rightness of "mine" and "not mine". > --------"Mine" is better (not necessarily the best). <G> -------- > Otherwise I would change it as do many converts, emigrants. divorcees, > or 'elevated minds' coming to some better position.
So why do you consider yours better than others; so that you don't change? > The exceptional "best" are those of the fundamentalist fanatics (for > themselves, of course), they don't even 'look' away. > > I liked your 'trappy' question: I used to be a faithful altar-boy, a > reincarnationist, a Ouiji-board addict, a natural scientist (within the > reductionist science-religion of our times in the west) and I changed > lately into a view of totally interconnected complexity of a > deterministically interactive existence. So I have experience. > Am I biased? you bet. When a scientist knows his instrument is biased, he puts in a correction to remove the bias he knows about. You seem to just be making a generalization, like the scientist who says, "All instruments have some bias; so this one must too." Without knowing anything about the bias, it's just the same as uncertainty. Brent Meeker --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---