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    Re: Science
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2005 Aug 29, 19:16 -0500

    On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Mike Hannibal wrote:
    > They tell us A truth, a truth based on the use of a
    > certain set of rules generated from a belief system. I
    > am not arguing against that set of rules nor aginst
    > that belief system. I am just saying that "it ain't
    > the only one".
    
    Yes, of course. The beliefs of "Scientologists" or astrologers, or
    all sorts of Fundamentalists (or Communists) are other
    systems. I was only saying that this one (science) is not
    LIKE any one, because it is the ONLY one which gives us reliable TRUTH.
    
    > Certainly a system of beliefs but the knowledge is
    > only certain with respect to the system of belief and
    > the generated set of rules.
    
    With this I strongly disagree.
    The scientific knowledge is certain for very different reasons.
    Because it is TESTED by experience.
    Look, everyone, even Muslim Fundamentalists use
    cell phones, cars, automatic weapons, explosives and Internet.
    (The things unimaginable without scinece).
    And their system of beliefs is very different from ours.
    
    Name me a person of ANY system of beliefs who never used
    electricity.
    
    Alex.
    
    
    

       
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