Re: Any strong belief is a chain.

Joe E. Dees (
Tue, 22 Dec 1998 02:12:54 -0600

Learn to operate without strong beliefs. Everything is a guess. I don't care who you are; at least one thing you strongly believe is false. Be prepared.

It sounds like you fervently believe this; as it is a stance, not a state of affairs, it certainly is not amenable to proof or disproof. Isn't there a self-contradiction lurking somewhere when one presents as an article of belief that one should believe nothing (whether you append 'except this' or 'including this')? It appears rather

Zen/Tao/guruish to me...                                          Joe