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Non Sequitur

By Wiley Miller
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Oct 29, 2005
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 Lost Leonard's logs log entry: 2705.10.16 The ship's sensors detected a planet with signs of civilization, so I abruptly changed course to take a closer look. Things were looking up! I just hoped they were advanced enough to help me repair my galaxy positioning system so I could find my way home. It seems their society was able to avoid the usual conflict between science and theology by reasoning that if something is too complex to be easily explained, then it must be the result of divine intervention. Intrigued by this peaceful co-existence, I asked how they learned new things. After a moment of awkward silence, they explained that their ancient scriptures contain all knowledge, so questioning what's not known is considered heresy. Unfortunately, their book didn't say anything about space travel. In fact, according to their science scriptures, life outside their world doesn't exist. I then posed the fateful question, "Well, doesn't my existence prove your book wrong?" As throngs spont
Oct 31, 2005
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