Re: 137: Sheer blank-minded stupidity

Date: Wed Nov 15 2000 - 08:57:46 MST

In a message dated Tue, 14 Nov 2000 3:15:16 PM Eastern Standard Time,
"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <> writes:

<< Okay, I'm sorry, but Gematria is not Extropic, it is drooling,
empty-headed rationalization. Gematria is on the same level of sheer
blank-minded stupidity as astrology. If you start trying to be tolerant of
it, it
indicates that you have become too open-minded and your brains are now
starting to fall out.<<

Phew! Thank Ghu -- I was beginning to think I had subscribed to the wrong
mailing list :)

Supernatural interpretations of phenomena are, IMHO, the result of the human
mind's drive to find patterns in nature (even when they aren't real) combined
with ignorance. They tend to fall apart whenever they are looked at with a
critical eye backed with experimental evidence.


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