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I'm a very skeptic person, probably because I grew up in a truly Christian (American- style) family. I tried many things from which people tend to get "spiritual experiences" or "deeper insights", but I just never had any experience which might be thought of as supernatural, relating to a higher truth or something like that (the only thing coming close to it are drug experiences and being in love). Therefore, I reached a point where I don't believe anything that can't be explained sufficiently. I mean, I still believe that human rights are a good thing, but I'm basing that on being a social animal.
Your theory simply doesn't match my observations. But if there was an all-knowing higher power, I'm sure it would have wanted me to be just like I am. Not that I believe in the invisible sky daddy anymore - or that chunks of matter flying around the solar system can affect our character depending on which moment we're born. Bullshit.
So, I guess that's the story I made up. Something I like to do, I even write novels.

Btw, do you think the objective world is knowable by any means (e.g. Laplace's demon)?

"If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles." Sun Tzu

by Turambar (sersguenda at hotmail com) on Wed Aug 22nd, 2007 at 09:14:45 AM EST
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