Re: virus: MEME UPDATE: To Censor Or Not?
Mon, 16 Dec 1996 11:48:55 -0600 (CST)

On Sun, 15 Dec 1996, Alex Williams wrote:

> > I hope you don't have this meme then [I do!]:
> > "If I have no free will, then I am completely, totally irrational."
> Note that this is not necessarily true: one can be wholly rational and
> not have free will; any time you follow someone else's directions in
> order to accomplish a task you are without free will via rational
> decision.

I'm parsing that as a self-contradiction, although that can't be true
under your definitions. I'm not certain expanding this is worthwhile.

> > Since I "happen" [sic] to abhor the conclusion, I deny the premise.
> Do note that the universe has absolutely no prediliction to caring
> about the things you're not fond of. :)


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