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>From: "Wade T.Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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>Subject: Re: Dawkins was right all along
>Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 09:27:11 -0400
>On 09/23/01 20:35, Scott Chase said this-
> >You wouldn't equate science with atheism would you?
>I suppose it's horrible to admit, but, yes, I do. Or rather, I see the
>state of being atheist, and the state of doing science, as innate states.
>Base states. Places we start. Once a god is used as an explanation,
>science is impossible. Once science is used as an explanation, god is
>impossible. "Science is the first sin." -Neitzsche.
>Reinforcingly anti-theistic. Unassumingly humanistic.
>"Theism is mental inbreeding." - Yours truly.
>And, I've written that on blackboards at the Harvard Divinity School, in
>un-supervised moments, and that's as militant as I get.
I'd probably prefer Gould's non-overlapping magisteria (NOMA) myself.
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