Re: Moorad's fifth claim

Moorad Alexanian (alexanian@UNCWIL.EDU)
Wed, 04 Feb 1998 14:05:53 -0500 (EST)

At 02:50 PM 2/3/98 -0700, John W Burgeson wrote:
>In response to the Whitehead quotation,
>"The simple-minded use of the notions "right" and "wrong" is one of the
>chief obstacles to the progress of understanding."
>Moorad made yet another claim, as follows:
>"The above quote is clearly in contradiction to the Beatitudes."

Dear John,

I suppose Whitehead was using the terms "right" and "wrong" in the moral
sense--obviously such notions are meaningful in logic and mathematics. The
Beatitudes are true statements regarding what is right and what is
wrong--moral theorems with moral consequences.

Take care,