Re: virus: Re: Rationality

Dave Pape (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 22:32:21 GMT

At 21:11 09/03/97 -0800, Eva wrote:

>On Sun, 9 Mar 1997, Dave Pape wrote:
>> Top! I've got my dad's copy of "G.E.B." to read... would you say Metamagical
>> Themas is worth reading first? I certainly agree with the above, it's a nice
>> don't-have-to-mention-memes anti-freewill argument that I never put into
>> words that neatly. Hope you got lots of nice gifts on your birthday.
>I'd say read GEB first, as it was written first. I prefer MT, but I think
>it has more to do with one's personal tendencies than quality. Thanks for
>the wishes--I'll consider myself to have gotten my birthday present when
>I've moved.

Okay, thanks for that Eva, nice one, I'll belt straight into GEB- uh? Loki?

>Well, yes, but doesn't everything? While GEB has a nice, coherent thesis
>behind it, and one can view MT as just a collection of essays, I'd say read
>MT first -- it'll expose you to a wide variety of memes in a short time,
>tho certain themes are repeated. Not to mention MT has the rules to Nomic,
>which is always a bonus.
> -Loki

Hmm. Cheers, mate, in that case I'll crack on with Metamagical-

...>I'd say read GEB first,...

Eva? Is that... you?

...>I'd say read GEB first,...

What? Okay, I'll just get it down from the shelf and-

>MT has the rules to Nomic...

...>MT has the rules to Nomic...

Nomic? Wow, Loki man, that sounds really exciting...

...>read GEB first...



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