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From: "David Weatherwax"
Subject: Re: 24 VAC to 9VDC supply
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2003 18:46:17 -0600
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Well said Robert!
"Robert L. Bass" wrote in message
> Mark Lloyd wrote:
> >>> I'll never know I was wrong after
> >>> I'm gone. But if I'm right and you're wrong, I'll spend a lifetime
> >>> in pursuit of the only Something that is truly worth the effort and
> >>> then spend eternity in bliss.
> >> And you *really* believe that?
> Yes, I *really* do.
> > That's a version of something called "Pascal's Wager". There's a
> > lot of ways in which it's wrong including the presense of multiple
> > incompatible "faiths" and that following one has seriously damaging
> > effects on your enjoyment of life.
> Forgive my inerudition. I'm not familiar with Pascal's Wager so I can't
> tell you anything about it. I have no problem with multiple faiths. I
> happen to believe the way I do. Others are free to believe whatever they
> choose. However, truth (whatever it actually is) is not variable. Either
> the God I worship is or He isn't. He either has those traits which I
> believe He has or He doesn't. I have a faith strong enough to rest
> in my beliefs, but I'm not arrogant enough to insist I'm 100% right and
> others are wrong. That's where we diverge, friend. I can accept the
> possibility that I'm wrong even though I have seen and heard much evidence
> to support what I believe.
> As to damage, I can only tell you that faith in Him has done more good for
> me than anything and everything else I've experienced in my life. I don't
> claim to be a very good example of a Christian. Technically speaking,
> anyone who does, by definition isn't... :) But I know that my life is
> better now that I know Him.
> >> Wake up and smell the roses.
> Actually, that would be one rose -- the Rose of Sharon -- and the aroma is
> better than anything one could ever dream.
> > 14 days until the winter solstice celebration
> Wishing you a happy solstice and a merry Christmas, too. :^)
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