Re: Dawkins was right all along

From: Robin Faichney (
Date: Sat Sep 22 2001 - 09:59:28 BST

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    On Fri, Sep 21, 2001 at 02:55:26PM -0400, Scott Chase wrote:
    > I thought objectivity
    > entailed not taking a normative stance on what you study or at least
    > approaching what you study in a more balanced manner.

    Of course! But you don't need to study what you already know is all

    It's very like the common response to terrorism: you don't study bad
    things, you eliminate them!

    > I've seen some
    > anti-religious sentiment focusing on the negatives.

    Isn't that what it's supposed to do? :-)

    > BTW, I'm trying to figure out what distorting sentiments of religion are
    > creeping in to bias my *agnostic* views.

    Sure you're not taking the concept of balance to extremes??

    "The distinction between mind and matter is in the mind, not in matter."
    Robin Faichney -- inside information --

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