Re: Religion: definition of
Gil Hardwick (email@example.com)
Sun, 30 Apr 1995 09:10:34 GMT
In article <3nrkubINN2tk@hpsdlmc1.sdd.hp.com>, Gerold Firl (firstname.lastname@example.org) writes:
>See also Lazlo, _evolution: the grand synthesis_ for a concise summary of
>the similarity of evolutionary processes at all levels of organization,
>from the basic units of matter (subatomic particles, atoms, molecules, etc)
>to the macroscopic large-scale structures (stars, galaxies, galactic
>clusters) and the orthogonal axis of complexity in the living world, from
>cell to organism to culture.
The Grand Synthesis? ". . . and the orthogonal axis of complexity in
the living world, from cell to organism to culture"? Good grief!
Gerold, Old Bean, GET WITH IT, EH? I mean, back down here in the real
world of scientific method and disciplined enquiry, instead of sitting
there at your terminal day-dreaming up there in airy-fairy land over
these weird New Age books you read, will you?
>Like sci.anthro; most of us will never meet, but we are united by our
>interest in human culture.
This being so, wouldn't you like to maybe get a good grip on the idea
of human culture first? Don't you think?
He who refuses to qualify data is doomed to rant.
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