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Posted by Michael W. Pearson on October 17, 2002 16:06:07 UTC

Mr. Souza wrote:
"I don't endorse "the conventional view of physics", and I don't endorse the idea that the universe is completely chaotic and our perception of order is an illusion."

Surely I am not alone in asking, "what view of physics DO you endorse, or are you just spamming the forum again?"

Mr. Souza continued:
"But I do "chalk it up to God", because anyone who believes to have found an explanation for the source of order in the universe is just fooling himself. But don't ask me, ask Harv, he's the expert in philosophy. I'm just a guy who happens to believe in commonsense, not because it's true, but because it's the best we have."

You believe this, but since we know nothing about
your academic experience or more importantly,
which books you have not read, we can "chalk it up to immaturity" (not in the insulting sense).
I am not sure why you would say to ask Harv
about something that requires more than debating
ploys or looking things up in a science book.
He has an ability to miss a point, even ignore whole epochs of knowledge, and keep on talking.
Philosophy itself contains no substance and no equations, no knowledge and confers power only
when a person's real-world experience combines with it to guide them well.
An expert in philosophy is an expert at drawing out intelligence. And of course, most folks here needed no "drawing out," and received very little.

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