Re: virus: Re: Rationality

Tim Rhodes (
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 09:49:33 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 24 Feb 1997 wrote:

> Aren't we constantly being manipulated by others? Aren't we constantly
> manipulative? I think we are.
> Drakir

You're right, of course. But many people balk at the word "manipulate".
I think if we say "teach" or "enlighten" or "woo" or "charm" or "awaken"
or "hold a mirror to" instead, more will see what we're (or at least what
/I'm/ ) talking about.

Prof. Tim