Forwarded from Siddhartha Chatterjee

Mervyn Hartwig mh at
Wed Jan 3 13:21:52 MST 2001

Jurriaan Bendien <j.bendien at> writes

>Science is a perpetual, neverending contest between
>rival theories and the data. It is almost never absolutely "foolproof
>certain" that any particular theory has definitely won.

What is 'foolproof certain', though, to many on this list (and from
scientific point of view!) is ontological materialism and atheism.

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