Re: virus: Manipulation 101

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 16:08:05 -0800

David McFadzean wrote:
>> From: Tadeusz Niwinski <>
>> Of course, I am not referring to Reed (even if he argues that I am).
>> think abut it as a general strategy how to handle parasites. What are
>> better ways of improving our interactions?
>Well for starters you could stop calling people "parasites".

Very clever, David (I hope you don't mind this irony, you get the credit for
bringing it to my meme-ecology). What you in fact are suggesting here is to
stop *talking* about parasites.

Will it also be valid with murder, rape, or theft? I am bringing "big"
examples on purpose, because I want to find out where the border is for
post-rational Level-3 people.

May I ask you to answer my question, which preceded the above quote?:

>You raise a very good question. How can we deal with parasites
>honestly? Is it dishonest to tell a thief: "I love you as a person,
>and I don't like to hurt you, but I *do not* approve of your actions.
>Stealing is bad. From what you advertise about yourself, your
>parents gave you a very wrong picture of the world, but this is
>*not* an excuse for you to avoid learning some moral standards
>on your own."

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159