Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Friday, January 19, 2007

Factual Intuition

Hastings: I've never known you to place much faith in intuition.

Poirot: "Intuition, Hastings, often describes some fact that is so deeply buried in the subconscious, that the subject is not aware of its existence."

Hastings: "What fact?"

Poirot: "Tres Biene, Hastings. If I knew that, the case---it would be solved."

(Agatha Christie, "The Underdog")

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Definitional Ruling Factor Gone Wild

Any ruling factor used to claim evil as real beyond mere individual repulsion, is just as vulnerable to many atheistic objections as the belief in God itself.