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Re: 'She Blinded Me with Science'

From: RobIrving@aol.com
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 1998 21:53:45 EDT
Fwd Date: Thu, 02 Jul 1998 09:05:48 -0400
Subject: Re: 'She Blinded Me with Science'


>  From: Rod Eastman <darkstar@carrollsweb.com>
>  Date: Wed, 01 Jul 1998 14:26:59 -0500
>  To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>  Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: 'She Blinded Me with Science'

Rod,

>  > Belief is a problem for everybody in this regard. That is the
>  > whole point of this thread -- that it often doesn't matter how
>  > 'rational', or detached we like to think we are.

>  In contradiction Rob, belief is not a problem for everyone. I do
>  not believe their is eveidence supporting UFO's, however that
>  does not give me leave to close my mind to the  chance that some
>  may one day be found.

Nor me... apart from your first statement I don't see the
contradiction.

>  > ...there's little difference between having an X-shaped gap and
>  > believing in X.

>  And again in contradiction, their is a
>  very large difference between having the X-shaped gap and
>  believing in X, and that difference is reality; try walking thru
>  a doorway that doesn't exist.

This door... would it perhaps be one made from the tree that fell
in the forest which nobody heard?  Try kicking it and seeing if
it kicks back.

>  Or from another perspective, try
>  getting someone to walk thru that same doorway that believes it
>  isn't their. Belief and reality are natural opposites that will
>  many times meet in the middle and work for the better, debunking
>  and close mindedness work for the benefit of only those seeking
>  attention and recognition for their limited accomplishments.

Well Rod, I wouldn't want to argue with you. I simply meant that
when people give up on a belief, this 'disbelief' is sometimes
another form of the same belief.

It was a generally philosophical point, but not on the level of
imaginary doorways.

Rob