Ripples in the text (foll. Saturating the airwaves)
dwashbur at nyx.net
Sun Mar 4 20:37:12 EST 2001
> Ian, it is not a valid refutation of a hypothesis (here, Harold's hypothesis
> that Kings and Chronicles preserve accurate historical information about
> David's time) to state that the hypothesis is unproven (because the
> historical value of these books is unknown). Do you have any evidence to
> disprove Harold's hypothesis?
If one begins with the intense philosophy of doubt that Ian does,
one can "disprove" just about anything to one's own satisfaction.
Convincing anyone else, of course, is another matter...
"No study of probabilities inside a given frame can ever
tell us how probable it is that the frame itself can be
violated." C. S. Lewis
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