Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id LAA10152 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Wed, 18 Apr 2001 11:19:46 +0100 Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 11:14:55 +0100 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: The Tipping Point Message-ID: <20010418111455.C11172@ii01.org> References: <20010417192923.AAA23713@email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Disposition: inline User-Agent: Mutt/1.3.15i In-Reply-To: <20010417192923.AAA23713@firstname.lastname@example.org>; from email@example.com on Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 03:29:05PM -0400 From: Robin Faichney <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 03:29:05PM -0400, Wade T.Smith wrote:
> On 04/17/01 10:13, Robin Faichney said this-
> >> The idea that this is a universe of causes, one cause leading to another,
> >> cause into cause, with some result waiting for us at some omega point,
> >I don't get that last bit. What means "some result waiting for us at
> >some omega point"?
> By which I meant de Chardin's god.
About that, I don't know, and don't care.
> >Sometimes the only way to reconcile differences is to acknowledge and
> >accept them, because trying to force a merger between dissimilars leads
> >to dissension and the exaggeration of difference.
> 'Consilience' hopes to avoid this, gently, by offering the hope of the
> inclusive perspective, but, yes, you can bring a horse to water....
Inclusive under science? Sounds like the pax romana. The day a scientist
tries to tell me what kind of music is best might just possibly be the
day I first actually initiate a fight.
-- Robin Faichney Get ready to fight the "conciliators" at http://www.ii01.org
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