[thechat] rationality is not enough (was: New Year's Resolution)

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sat Jan 4 03:53:01 CST 2003

On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Ken Kogler wrote:

> >So we get into a "we can never prove that" loop?
> No, we ignore the original assertion. Religion needs to stay the hell
> out of science (and politics).

Surely religion and science attempt to answer different questions. Science
answers 'how?' questions and religion answers 'why?' questions.

"Names, once they are in common use, quickly
 become mere sounds, their etymology being
 buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
 beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie

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