In a message dated 10/22/1999 4:17:25 PM Eastern Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Because religion is based on "faith", it cannot be taken seriously. I see
> it as one big joke. To a religious person that's bashing, but to an
> it's just the truth.
> Clint O'Dell
Believe me, many scientists have 'faith' that their discovery or paradigm is correct. They happen to be very human (so far) and wo betide you if you disagree. Not that many have Einstein's dispassionate search for how things work.