[extropy-chat] survey on fringe ideas: politics

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Sun Oct 30 03:55:33 UTC 2005

Do not confuse "certainty" with "absolute certainty".  Science is  
about producing and quantifying certainty.

- s

On Oct 29, 2005, at 1:28 PM, ben wrote:

> Dirk: "There is no certainty, and without certainty there is only  
> belief."
> This was said in irony, right?
> Cos the only thing which produces certainty is belief. Anyone with  
> their eyes open should be able to see that there is no such thing  
> as certainty. This is what science is all about. I'm stating the  
> obvious here, aren't i? I sincerely hope so.
> ben
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