ED, The first scenario coheres NOW to our worldview NOW. The second scenario coheres best THEN.
.Bill! From: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com [mailto:zen_fo...@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of ED Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2010 10:59 AM To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [Zen] Non-zen Question for Mike Bill, The difference is that the first scenario coheres with our overall collection of beliefs (our worldview), whereas the second scenario does not. --ED --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com <mailto:Zen_Forum%40yahoogroups.com> , <billsm...@...> wrote: > > Mike, > > What is the difference between these two scenarios? > > 1. TODAY: A man is accused of rape and murder. He is brought to trial by jury. Semen is found in the body of the woman. DNA is extracted from the accused and from the semen. A DNA expert comes into court and testifies that the samples are a match. The jury believes the DNA expert and convicts the accused. > > 2. 300 YEARS AGO: A man is accused of rape and murder. He is brought to trial by jury. A priest comes into court and testifies that he cut open a cat and saw in the entrails that the man was guilty. The jury believes the priest and convicts the accused. > > ...Bill! __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus signature database 5576 (20101029) __________ The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus. http://www.eset.com