Fear and loathing of the "perification" of Smalltalk
blake at kingdomrpg.com
Sat Sep 15 00:55:21 UTC 2007
On Fri, 14 Sep 2007 05:58:31 -0700, Peter William Lount
<peter at smalltalk.org> wrote:
> To quote Richard Dawkin's: "No, please, do not mistake passion, which
> can change its mind, for fundamentalism, which never will. Passion for
> passion, an evangelical Christian and I may be evenly matched. But we
> are not equally fundamentalist. The true scientist, however passionately
> he may “believe”, in evolution [or a certain computer language or
> feature therein] for example, knows exactly what would change his mind:
> evidence! The fundamentalist knows that nothing will."
Everyone who believes that Dawkins is more likely to change his mind than
any average fundamentalist, raise your hand.
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