RE: virus: Does the term "grok" mean anything to you?
Thu, 17 Oct 1996 19:34:32 -0600

>Who's familiar with the verb "grok", introduced by R.A. Heinlein on his
novel "Stranger in a Strange Land"?
>I think it will make some of my (our?) points a bit more understandable.
>Any responses?

In my understanding, "grok" has highly mystical connotations,
equivalent to understanding a thing-in-itself through contemplation.
Possibly we could use it as a substitute for knowing something to be
"true," but it seems to sidestep the need for objective verification....

Toward the accumulation of useful information,