Re: Belief & Behavior

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    On 09/25/01 12:55, TJ Olney said this-

    >Only by carefully
    >comparing the views from different windows do we begin to understand the
    >nature of the object. Even then, we argue over what we have seen.

    And only science gets us to that argument.

    Religion takes you aside, reads you a shoddy translation of what was
    seen, long ago, through one of the windows, and asks you to recite what
    you were just told.

    There is no argument.

    And, no map to direct you to the original house is ever admitted to
    exist, in case you want to be argumentative.

    And all scholarship never uses primary sources.

    - Wade

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