On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 11:14 AM, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 11, 2013 Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Nothing can truly be proven nor disproven, >> > > Then you must believe that the word "proof" should be expunged from the > English language as there would be no time when it would be appropriate to > use it. I disagree and rather like the word. > Proof, like truth, is still a useful word in that it expresses an ideal we chase but never obtain. > > > The people you are describing are those that hold the constancy of their >> beliefs in higher regard than the truth of their beliefs. >> > > Yes exactly, the "it's true for me" people, in other words religious > believers, in other words morons. > So you have no religious beliefs whatsoever? (Perhaps not if you define religious beliefs as any belief John Clark considers moronic...) > > Meme's which hold self-preservation and constancy above all else, are >> those that will persist through time. >> > > Yes just like viruses, and like viruses some memes kill their hosts as in > Islamic suicide bombers. > > > I don't know that science is usually correct. >> > > Then I have a advantage over you because I did know that science is > usually correct. > Since when has science usually been correct? Since 1000 B.C., since 1700, since 1905, since 1920, since 10 years ago? > > > Even our leading theories, QM and GR, we feel are not fully correct >> since they don't work well together. >> > > And science is probably correct in thinking that both these theories work > beautifully everywhere except for 2 places, the singularity at the center > of a Black Hole and the instant of the Big Bang, and science is certainly > correct in thinking that more work is required before we understand those > things. > I think you are mistaken if you think modern science has arrived at the truth. I don't think most scientists believe that. > > Here you are lumping all religious belief together >> > > All religions are stupid > What about my religion? Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.