RE: virus: Level 0 (formerly: is Clinton level 3)

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Tue, 3 Dec 1996 23:08:34 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 3 Dec 1996 wrote:

> 2) Of course it's confusing! Having experienced 'believing that I
> believe something without actually believing it', I regret to say that it
> *is* possible.
> The problem is that one's metaknowledge can be subject to inaccuracy as well.

Yup. And one's conscious mind can be going in one direction, and thinking
one thing, while one's unconscious can be working in another direction
with purposes that are opaque to the conscious mind and contrary to its
goals and stated beliefs.

I think I'll go meditate now.


(yes, I use 'one' too, but in some contexts it's way clunky)