Re: virus: God and Level-3

David McFadzean (
Sat, 29 Mar 1997 13:24:18 -0700

> From: Tony Hindle <>
> Date: Friday, March 28, 1997 7:25 PM

> Sometimes one needs to believe one will achieve a goal in
> order to increase one's chance of achieving it.
> Suppose we consider 100 such goals (including some
> impossible goals). If person A never attemps self delusion they
> will achieve say 50 of the goals. Person B who succeeds in
> believing that they will achieve all 100, goes on to achieve 60.
> Doesnt person B presents an example of occaisions when it
> is better to believe something that isnt true? If not why not?

What is the actual maximum number of goals A and B could
achieve in reality? Maybe person C believes she can achieve 70
and actually does achieve 70.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus