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Jim Balter jqb at sandpiper.net
Sun Aug 8 00:57:00 EST 1999

Richard F Hall wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jul 1999 08:18:32 -0400, "Ken Collins"
> <KPaulC at email.msn.com> wrote:
> >the problem is that, since there's, verifiably, only one 'map' of Truth
> >within physical reality... the one-way flow of energy from order to disorder
> >that is what's described by 2nd Thermo (wdb2t), their can be no
> >'either-or-s'... at each 'place' on the wdb2t map, there's 'just' wdb2t.
> >sure, the flow of energy from order to disorder can be 'controlled',
> >locally, but that only augments the flow of energy from order to disorder,
> >elsewhere... wdb2t remains the =one= thing.
> >
> >this means that there can exist only one thing that can be the object of
> >Faith... anything else, 'merely', 'fakes' it... detectably.
> >
> >K. P. Collins
> Mr. Collins:
> I have never read a statement of faith similar to yours.
> Truely unique.
> The important thing is that it's faith in something that you can rely
> on when everything else has failed you.
> Is it true that the continued existence of "living things" seems to be
> contrary to the wdb2t?

It is true that it seems that way to some persons ignorant
of the relevant physics -- like, say, that there's a sun in the sky.

<J Q B>

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