Re: ExI = Truth First ?

Ian Goddard (
Sat, 16 May 1998 00:44:43 -0400

At 05:43 PM 5/15/98 -0400, Daniel Fabulich wrote:

>Compare this example to a thought-experiment. If the pursuit of truth is
>more important than human utility, then we should pursue truth even to the
>expense of human utility. So even if further studies in, say, science are
>miserable to us, and where TECHNOLOGY would serve us better than further
>studies of astronomical bodies, we would still be morally obligated to
>pursue truth.

IAN: The taste of this inquiry is sweet!
It raises many tough questions for me and
my "truth first" paradigm. Some real good
thinking going on! I'll have to return to
the inner sanctum to contemplate this
skillful counter argumentation.

Thanks Daniel for your IQ. Back asap...

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