Thursday, March 29, 2007

When Belief Counts

Experience matters more than belief to both the mystic and the scientist, but to the priest -- he thinks he's accomplished something when he believes in God.

2 comments:

Brendan said...

Yes, good point, Paul. It's not the symbol that matters, it's the experience to which the symbol is supposed to point that matters.

Paul said...

I agree, Brendan. What is it in human nature that so often leads us to confuse the finger pointing to the moon with the moon itself? I suspect we would need a psychologist or a neuroscientist to answer that one.