Re: virus: The Greeks would be Geeks
Sat, 22 Feb 1997 20:10:29 -0600 (CST)

On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Reed Konsler wrote:


> Now, Richard, I don't agree with my understanding of level 3 becuase it
> seems to me like a sort of respite from the quest for the holy grail...a
> place where you can be satisfied. But maybe I'm misinterpreting. Most of
> my questions, I think, are not intended to attack you level ideas but to
> define them. I will not join a bunch of self-satisfied slackers.
> I advocate the incandecent life, not the pleasant one. So no system is
> perfect, so what? Charge! There is nothing so beautiful as a new model, a
> new theory, a new idea. We will never attain perfect understanding, (to
> paraphrase Browning:) but a man's reach must exceed his grasp, or else what
> is heaven for?

Alternatively, Level 3 is the methodology of thinking required to
approach the Holy Grail....

I can assure you that Level 3 thinking can be very unpleasant. It still
functions vastly better than Level 2.

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