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Subject:  Re: Religionists miss the scale of things Date:  3/13/2005  6:07 PM
Author:  0x6a74 Number:  143664 of 516500


<<Recently, Edward J. Larson, a science historian at the University of Georgia, and Larry Witham>>

A further link to their study of the wider sample of scientists:

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/1/story_193_2.html

<. . .In two separate mailings, Leuba sent his survey to a total of 1,000 scientists drawn randomly from the 1910 edition of


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i admit to being completely confused what's being said
and even more confused about the point
( i _am_ stupid this week, but have a not from my Doctor )

but as a TWAG,
i'll stick by something i think Chomsky said in the 60s --
just cuz there's a significant statistical correlation, doesn't make it right to shove people
in pigeon holes and nail shut the cover
(although , as the Japanese say, "When all you have is a box of nails....." )

of course, since he was being intentionally ambiguous as to whether 'right' was the
right of Reason, politics or ethics : 'sall moot

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