Re: virus: Re: Rationality

Corey A. Cook (
Fri, 07 Mar 1997 14:13:54 -0800

I wrote:
>...that is exactly what free-will is. The mind is given a
>scenario, and it chooses which actions to take.And Dave Pape said:
> Surely this should read more like... memetic entities coding
> for scenarios interact in the mind, and the emergent result
> of this interaction drives action.

Nope. Memetic interaction doesn't _drive_ action. It _influences_ it.
The mind is a fairly hap-hazard peice of equipment, with memes, genes, diet,
sleep patterns and any number of other things pushing it one way or another.

> IE you are an emergent as well, ner ner ner etc.

Eh? Speak up!

Corey A. Cook

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