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Posted by Harvey on September 14, 2001 23:54:59 UTC

Mario,

If you want to understand the beliefs of the unscientific mind (whatever that means), I think you need to reduce those images further to really understand them. The trouble I see with so many who are quick to call others ignorant is that they have little conception as to what people are really thinking when they call upon God. Science is a great enterprise and the study of science is helpful to focus upon the actual process by which things in nature happen, however if in this study you become so specialized in your interest that you lose sight of 'all of this' that we see before us and all the billions of variables that make it all possible, then of course someone won't understand why someone can still be insightful despite their superstition or their primitive notions of a God.

What science has done is exceedingly amplify our knowledge of the number of factors that need to exist in order to support the structure of nature so that 'all of this' can exist. Unfortunately for many in science, as the factors of what makes life possible expand and expand, their inclination is to attribute 'all of this' to random occurrence. What is troubling is that at some point in engaging in this inclination there is a total disregard for the huge numbers of such factors and at a certain point they are just simply ignored entirely.

In my view, the person who at least sees the need to attribute these factors to 'something' that is immaterial and exhibits some type of omniscience and omnipotence and omnipresence is more in touch with the complex structure that we see and is closer to the truth than the person who has completely lost their sight.

Warm regards, Harv

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