Re: The Tipping Point

From: Robin Faichney (
Date: Wed Apr 18 2001 - 11:14:55 BST

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    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

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