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Message 91 of 301 (723032)
03-26-2014 12:42 AM
Reply to: Message 90 by New Cat's Eye
03-25-2014 9:13 PM

Re: You haven't said much here...
Philosophical/theological are practically worthless?

Not so, Kimo Sabe!

How else is one to determine, after years of naval gazing, that one's own particular naval is the one perfect specimen in all the universe? Or something like that.

Actually, I think philosophy reach its peak in ancient Greece and has been treating water ever since, and theology hasn't yet risen to that level; theology is a null subject.

As Heinlein noted, "Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything."

Philosophers keep reminding us that scientists receive, after years of study, a Doctor of Philosophy degree. Perhaps its time we changed that, eh? Philosophers have ridden on our coat tails long enough! Let's see how well they do on their own.

Religious belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge.

Belief gets in the way of learning--Robert A. Heinlein

How can I possibly put a new idea into your heads, if I do not first remove your delusions?--Robert A. Heinlein

It's not what we don't know that hurts, it's what we know that ain't so--Will Rogers

If I am entitled to something, someone else is obliged to pay--Jerry Pournelle

If a religion's teachings are true, then it should have nothing to fear from science...--dwise1

"Multiculturalism" does not include the American culture. That is what it is against.

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