Re: virus: Is Objectivism a Meme? per Rosdeitcher (long)

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Mon, 3 Mar 1997 23:03:19 -0800 (PST)

On 3 Mar 1997, David Rosdeitcher wrote:

> There seems to be an assumption that objectivism is a doctrine. It is a
> way of common sense thinking that was put into a system which has some
> mind-blowing implications. When I was arguing with these objectivists, there
> something I was not right about and a few things that they were wrong about.
> particular point of view about reality has a better point of view, and I'd say
> that neither of our visions of Objectivism were definitively correct, just as
> there is no ultimate truth. Yet we all may have gained an improvement in our
> views of objectivism, among other things. It's like a group of chemists
> a better understanding through disagreement.

Whoops, this paragraph stopped me short! "Any particular point of view
about reality has a better point of view"? "there is no ultimate truth"?
If you believe these statements, David R., then I have deeply
misunderstood something about your position, because it had been my
impression that you were claiming that there was a Truth out there and
that we had some kind of access to it.


puzzled and listening.