The truth is supra-rational and requires faith. If you think about it long
enough, anyone has presuppositions that they operate upon in the rest of life.
There must be a correct presupposition, right?
>That tends to be a result of the weakness of
placing one's faith in
>logic. Even Spock acknowledged the weakness
Huh? Logic is merely a tool, used as much by
xtians as by any other
group. I've been an atheist by birthright more than
merit for about 60
years, and I've never set up "logic" as the opposite of
either/or you set up strikes me as a real
I don't think Carol gets the reference; or perhaps he
associates the power of the Federation with the power of America. In any
case, for many years, Spock adhered to the theory that logic alone should
determine which decision to make or what action to take, and that all
conclusions must be based on logic. Through experience, he realized that
his theory was flawed; he learned that the best way to live life was with logic
combined with understanding and intuition and awareness.
logical? Hardly. Why not? Let's see. A woman becomes
pregnant without having sexual intercourse (perhaps someone then knew about
artificial insemination)? Wine is turned into water (sounds great,
though)? A man is murdered and then comes back to life? A lot of
people living in Europe and North and South America worship a dead Jewish
Israeli man and his mother, his 12 dead Israeli Jewish friends and a dead Jewish
Logical? Hardly. There's certainly a lot of
imagination and feeling involved in Christianity, but I don't believe sufficient
logic, not even for Spock in his later years.
Regards from Paradise