Re: Memes in Brains

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    Hi Robin Faichney -

    >To assume that anyone would ever say that false perceptions are as good
    >as veridical ones is ludicrous.

    But, as you said, what they _think_ is 'the truth'. Perhaps I'm once
    again fighting against definitions, but that is 'as good' as veridical
    ones, since no verification (other than claims from 'authority') is

    This is the problem with accepting visions of reality, and not examining
    reality itself. Whether or not one is indoctrinated to accept what one is
    told, there is a point at which the examination of things will introduce
    a fact or two. Religions do not like facts. Subjectivity does not need
    them. And one can live one's entire life without them.

    And, kill a whole lot of others while taking these myths to the grave.

    - Wade

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