RE: virus: Rationality

David McFadzean (
Wed, 05 Mar 1997 14:23:55 -0700

At 10:06 AM 05/03/97 -0800, Richard Brodie wrote:
>The distinction I think is important is that our abstractions DESCRIBE
>reality in an approximate way, rather than that reality OBEYS certain

I see your point and agree. Now what is the best way to handle someone
who asserts that there are laws of the universe? Do you show them the
errors of their beliefs or do you transparently substitute "good tricks"
whenever they say "laws"?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus