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OT: agnosticism

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Thursday, July 19, 2001, 12:54
And Rosta scripsit:

> I can't bear to be agnostic about stuff. It makes me feel as though > I don't know anything.
Well, yeah, that's what the word *means*, /di:ju::d/.
> I much prefer to embrace a position fervently > and be prepared to immediately abandon it for another as soon as a > better position comes along.
"I am dogmatic about what I know, and skeptical about what I don't." --one of Ray Smullyan's philosophical-fictional interlocutors -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter


And Rosta <a.rosta@...>