Re: virus: Re: The Fall of Buddhism

David McFadzean (
Tue, 11 Mar 1997 21:21:20 -0700

At 09:41 PM 11/03/97 EST, D. H. Rosdeitcher wrote:

>David McF. presented this problem:
>>Say I have a very powerful red laser and point it at the full moon such
>>that you could see a distinct red dot. If I asked you if you can see the
>>red dot on the moon, would you deny it?
> I might have to agree that I see what appears to be a red dot on the moon, but
>the nature of the laser light and the moon, etc. can be understood better by
>doing some experiments and tests and putting the facts together.

OK, fair enough.

Now I bump the laser so that the red dot travels from one side of the moon
to the other faster than the speed of light. But nothing travels faster than
light. How is this possible?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus