Re: Re: Science, Religion & Truth

A. J. Buckingham (
Sun, 26 Apr 1998 23:01:55 -0700

>>At 08:51 AM 4/25/98 -0700, Yak Wax wrote:
>>>I recently said there was one thing in _Contact_ that's been on my
>>>mind recently, now thanks to the flurry of responses there's another.
>>>At the end of the film the overall message seems to be that science
>>>and religion don't have to be opponents because they both seek to
>>>attain the same goal - truth. I think this is wrong and is a
>>>fundamental reason for the religious opposition to science. Science
>>>does not seek "truth" that is the sole aim of religious groups.
>I've recently read a book written by Ken Wilber that does a very good job of attempting

>to recouncile this battle between science and religion. The book is called
>and soul'. If you find this book to be
>of interest as I did you might take a shot at reading 'Science, sex and ecology'

>by the same author.
>I would like to hear what the 'extropian' view of his
>work is, so please, do comment. (Does anyone have any
>views on A.G.E. Blake's 'The intelligent enneagram'?)

I made a mistake- the book is 'The Marriage of Sense and Soul'.


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