Re: [asa] Anti-Creationist Psychobabble On the Web

From: John Burgeson (ASA member) <>
Date: Fri Apr 03 2009 - 17:34:21 EDT

On 4/3/09, Gregory Arago <> wrote:
> No, Burgy, all you're talking about now is 'non-supernaturalism.' Your
> negative does not lead to a positive. Read a bit of Popper, Lakatos and
> Feyerabend (mid- to late-20th century philosophy of sciene) to convince
> yourself of this. Thomas Kuhn will just re-Americanize you and not
> multilateralise you instead. What's better for the world?
> Is it possible to think more retro-dictively than what you've just
> expressed?!
> 'Ascribe nothing to the gods' - and thank Greek thought for nothing in the
> Christian tradition either?
I'm sure there is something useful in the above, but I'm sorry -- I
don't see it.

My comment about Epictetus was simply a factual statement, based on
reading his writings some years ago. Nothing more.


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