[ExI] Human extinction

The Avantguardian avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 23 00:07:15 UTC 2008

--- Harvey Newstrom <mail at harveynewstrom.com> wrote:

> Note:  Since Fay has not reached hurricane status yet, none of the insurance 
> company's exclusions on hurricanes apply.  All of this counts as "normal" 
> storm damage and "normal" flood damage.

This actually an interesting point. How do insurance companies and courts in a
secular country determine if damages from a natural incident are an act of God
or not? Could someone squeeze money out of an insurance claim for a hurricane
by explaining in court how hurricanes are natural phenomena caused by the fluid
mechanics of coriolis forces and convection currents whilst God is completely
innocent in the matter? Assuming that not existing is not a defense for God
that is?

Stuart LaForge

"A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong." - Horace


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