Re: Patriarchy: Re: What Matriarchy?

Stephen Barnard (
Tue, 06 Aug 1996 05:15:39 -0800

William Edward Woody wrote:
> (Stuart Yeates) wrote:
> > Stephen Barnard ( wrote:
> > I beg to differ. Faith-based systems of knowledge are filtered though
> > hypothesis-testing, but at a courser level. Scientific knowledge is
> > is tested `atomically,' one axiom at a time. In general faith-based
> > systems of knowledge are subjected to a single hypothesis-test - does
> > the society sink or swim ? ...
> BZZZZZZZT! Wrong answer!
> And as your punishment, I hereby banish you to a History of Science
> class, with a Philosophy of Science class as an option.

Please get your attributions right, especially when you employ
condescending insults. You implied that I wrote the "I beg to differ"
post, and of course I didn't.

Steve Barnard