Re: Debunking Synchronicity

From: Russell Blackford (
Date: Thu Jul 12 2001 - 01:40:13 MDT

><< Why? (Apologies to Samantha here: she has
> made it clear that she does have a lot of beliefs that are
> pretty far away from materialism---beliefs not supported by
> any scientific theories.)
> So can anyone explain what is going on?
> Lee >>

Well, I've suggested that much of what is described as "spiritual" by people
who are not supernaturalists is better described as being of aesthetic
value. But this sounds prissy and weak. We seem to need a stronger word.

I still don't like the word "spiritual" and its cognates but I *think* I'm
starting to understand why pipple feel the need to use them.


Russell Blackford
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