Re: virus: God and Level-3

Tim Rhodes (
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 09:07:49 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 25 Mar 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> I agree, but you've turned your list of nouns into statements which allows
> them to have truth values. Perhaps you thought merely mentioning "love"
> was the same as "humans need love", but it is an important distinction.

A good point. I don't always take the time to be that explicit. I should
know better in this forum. Please forgive.

> Back to the terminally ill child: Telling the child the truth about their
> condition
> doesn't necessarily mean that you have to do it in a cruel or otherwise
> unloving way. I don't see truth and love as incompatible, do you?

Not at all. An uneasy alliance sometimes, but not incompatible.

-Prof. Tim