Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id PAA13193 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Wed, 29 Aug 2001 15:05:55 +0100 Message-ID: <3B8CF646.ABCACFDF@bioinf.man.ac.uk> Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 15:03:51 +0100 From: Chris Taylor <Christopher.Taylor@man.ac.uk> Organization: University of Manchester X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.77 [en] (Windows NT 5.0; U) X-Accept-Language: en To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Logic References: <20010829123416.AAA5719@firstname.lastname@example.org> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Wade T.Smith" wrote:
> On 08/29/01 05:06, email@example.com said this-
> >The box they belong in is the one labeled "undetermined as to
> >WHETHER there is a cause", to assume that there is an as yet
> >undiscovered cause for them is to embrace a dogmatic faith/belief,
> >rather than to approach the matter in an honestly scientific manner.
> Noticed this morning -
> "The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord
> with nature in her manner of operation." -John Cage, composer (1912-1992)
> All the rest is noise.
I'll be buggered (metaphorically) if I'm opening that can of worms again
anyway - I can happily accept Joe's form of words (although
'undetermined cause' [my phrase] could mean none, n'est ce pas?).
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's
too dark to read"
- Groucho Marx
Chris Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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