On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 4:42 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 3/22/2013 6:41 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi <use...@rudnyi.ru> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 22.03.2013 13:41 Richard Ruquist said the following:
>>>
>>>> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 8:06 AM, Alberto G. Corona
>>>> <agocor...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> These beliefs in robotic religiĆ³n has some reasons behind or it is
>>>>> simply wishful thinking?
>>>
>>>
>>> ...
>>>
>>>> Religious beliefs will be programmed just as they are in most
>>>> humans. Richard
>>>
>>>
>>> What about non-religious beliefs in humans and robots. Are they
>>> programmed
>>> or not?
>>>
>> Not, by and large. Most human non-religious beliefs are based on
>> experience. Most important is the belief that you can accomplish what
>> you plan or predict that you can do. Driving drunk is an example. You
>> predict that you are capable of driving and also believe that you will
>> not get caught. A better example of prediction and control is downhill
>> skiing. Recently a Swiss friend who grew up skiing and believed he
>> could handle any slope, ran into a tree and is now a vegtable.
>> Religious beliefs are much more abstract and less life threatening for
>> most of us. Richard
>
>
> There are more people killed due to religious beliefs everyday that those
> killed by skiing in a year.
>
>
I doubt if that is true on a per capita basis.
There are billions of people with religious beliefs
and relatively few skiers.
However, I do not understand what that has to do with the discussion.
Richard



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