That asumption is used in an effort to motivate people to disprove it. (Oh, and dentists would like to find themselves out of a job... :)
On 1 November 2013 06:30, Quentin Anciaux <allco...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > 2013/10/31 meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> > >> On 10/31/2013 3:55 AM, Telmo Menezes wrote: >> >>> I believe there's an important aspect of this type of discussion that >>> is rarely considered. This sort of thing takes almost a religious tone >>> where we are supposed to feel guilty. I'm very suspicious of this sort >>> of thing. I was indoctrinated by catholic sunday school to feel guilty >>> about things that I didn't even yet understand. This type of discourse >>> has a similar smell. >>> >> >> I agree with that. But just because we aren't guilty, doesn't mean we >> can't do anything to redress the problem. > > > Well if everytime this type of discussion begins with "the world is fucked > !"... then for all who truly genuinely believe it... it's absurd to do > something, if the world is fucked, it is fucked... if we can do something > about it, it's not fucked, so it is absurd to start with that assumption. > -- 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. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.