Re: virus: Re: Congratulations! you found it!
Thu, 12 Dec 1996 10:53:40 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 9 Dec 1996, Richard Brodie wrote:

> [RB: Zander inadvertently sent this reply just to me, and asked that I
> forward it to the list. This is Alexander speaking:]
> Richard Brodie wrote:
> > This is because it's usually (paradoxically) a very ineffective means of
> > communicating a new paradigm to come right out and say what you mean,
> > which is why I try other methods. Smart people easily seize upon
> > whatever conflicts with their existing world view and
> > ridicule/marginalize the new perspective. But go on...
> On the other hand, in science rather than in marketing, saying what you
> mean is typically looked on in a more favourable light. I'd like to
> think what we do on this list is more akin to science than salesmanship.

Is this why science is inadequately funded?


/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd