RE: [NEWS] Press Release: Dembski attacks Pennock and MIT Press

From: Glenn Morton (
Date: Fri Jan 11 2002 - 21:05:28 EST

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    This will be my last comment on this topic,

    >-----Original Message-----
    >From: John W Burgeson []
    >Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 9:12 AM
    >Subject: Re: [NEWS] Press Release: Dembski attacks Pennock and MIT Press
    >Glenn wrote: "Burgy, exactly how does one do what Johnson wants?"
    >That's far too tough a question for me, Glenn. I suppose I "could do what
    >he wants" by rejecting methodological naturalism as a foundation for
    >science. Pragmatically, I just do not believe that would work -- the
    >scientific enterprise would suffer (not if just I did it, of course, but
    >if all or most scientists did it).
    >When I go to a baseball game, I expect it to be played naturalistically
    >-- I do not expect supernaturalistic interventions such as in the film of
    >a few years ago, "Angels in the Outfield." Such things may or may not
    >make good films but can you imagine a scientist expecting a god to
    >intervene in his or her experiments or observations?

    From this I can only conclude from the 'facts' that Johnson has revealed,
    Burgy, that YOU are the evolutionary establishment and that you have been
    brainwashing us lesser scientists for year!!! Please stop that now. :-)

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