Re: virus: Discoveries and Inventions

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 4 Feb 1997 21:56:14 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 3 Feb 1997, Reed Konsler wrote:

> Language particles are not logically atomic and rigidly defined...or else
> there could be no poetry.

Ditto. Poetry, like Art, allows us to communicate ideas that are part of
the human equation, but are not "logically consistent" (emotions,
intuition, gut reactions, non-cerebrum functions). Inconsistency is
part of humanness (look the arguments on this list alone, for god sake!)
and if a system denies that, it can't explain us.

Prof. Tim