Re: Dawkins was right all along

From: Kenneth Van Oost (
Date: Sun Sep 23 2001 - 11:03:20 BST

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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Wade T.Smith <>

    > Hi Bill Spight -
    > >Anyway, learning is not necessary. :-)

    > Non sequitur. A belief is a learned behavior, especially when taking your
    > definition into play. It's only when one speaks the truth that
    > remembering is unnecessary, to paraphrase S. Clemens.
    > To speak to the doubters of atheism (or science) from infancy, a child
    > will examine to a cause, if it can, not create a fairy tale.
    > But, if Grimm (or Qur'an, or Bible, or Mother Goose) is offered....

    Hi Wade,

    I am a little bit dazzled here.
    If a child is learned to have no beliefs, in casu and for example to be an
    atheist, wouldn 't it than not mean that we have learned this kid a
    After all, learning there are no such things as beliefs, religions and cults
    would be a " belief " in itself wouldn 't it !?

    You can 't believe in nothing, if you do... you do believe !!
    That 's how your mind works !!

    Best regards,


    ( I am, because we are) still ignorant

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