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Re: Belief systems; was CD-ROM
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- Subject: Re: Belief systems; was CD-ROM
- From: DT Fletcher <FletcherOR@AOL.COM>
- Date: Tue, 16 Feb 1999 21:44:39 EST
- Message-Id: <199902170246.SAA20020@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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In a message dated 2/16/99 5:35:58 AM Pacific Standard Time, tcl@TELEPORT.COM
<< Mr. Fletcher is convinced of his stance, and I would be the last one to
call that stance into question. It is not my place, because I do not have
the requisite expertise.
But I do have time-in-grade in the business of restoring the accumulated
knowledge of days-gone-by, as do many of the readers of this listserv.
Our collective experience stands against his assertions.
Copernicus once stood against the accumulated wisdom of his day.
In the 20th century a Pope of the Holy Roman Catholic Church conceded that
Copernicus was right, and that the earth did, in fact, revolve around the
Thanks for this great comment. I in fact now have a pretty good idea how
Copernicus felt when his most vocal critics asserted that his problem was that
he just didn't have a proper understanding of Aristole and the Bible.