Re: virus: Level Three-Belief and Utility.

David Leeper (
Tue, 29 Oct 1996 18:02:14 -0500

Ken Pantheists wrote:

> I like the idea of level three. I understand it. It turns me on. Not
> because it makes me think that maybe I can operate on a higher or
> better level than others, but because it helps explain something about
> my own craft.
> Dirty Harry is like the voodoo spirit. You call on him to get things
> done-- to intimidate others.
> This is why actors started off wearing masks in temples-- to allow
> spirits to inhabit them.

I've not seen Level 3 described this way as yet.

Your description is equivelent to what Zero calls the Child. The
Child uses intellect and emotion as tools. The Child is the
Godhood of the individual.

Are you a God? (You sound like one.)

David Leeper
Homo Deus  
1 + 1 != 2