> While I hate to seem the pessimist, the truth is that the fraction of
> humanity that has really internalized the cultural breakthroughs of the
> Enlightenment is very, very small. It is a testimony to the efficacy of
> world-view that we have the influence that we do - in great
> our actual numbers.
I attribute the efficacy of our world-view to the degree in which this
view diverges from religiosity such as that found in Islam.
Useless hypotheses: consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind,
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