Re: virus: Rationality
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 16:39:10 -0600 (CST)

On Sun, 23 Feb 1997, Corey A. Cook wrote:

> Is Rational thinking more or less efficient than Irrational thinking.
> Explain and give examples.

That depends...but in general, irrational thinking is more efficient
[less effort per conclusion!]

Effectiveness is a more interesting question. Thinking back to an
earlier example [the mind of the spellchecker]:

I am confident that spellcheckers think; whether they think rationally is
a more subtle question, which would require me to spend at least a few
minutes before I could compose an answer.

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