Joe E. Dees wrote:
> 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
No, its the exact opposite. What it boils down to is this:
If you agree with these statements, it should be obvious that the ideal survival strategy is to make sure that your opinions are always in agreement with your information about reality. Believing something despite contrary evidence is a bad habit - it is a device for hiding from the world, rather than coping with it.
Billy Brown, MCSE+I