Re: virus: Is learning valuable?

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Fri, 04 Apr 1997 18:52:57 -0800

Tony wrote:
> Tad. I believe in objective reality and I think it is the last
>thing I will ever give up as my brain deteriorates into oblivion.

Psst... Add that you believe you are conscious and capable of learning this
reality and you can be labelled bloody Objectivist :-).

>>There is a set of beliefs which stimulates independent learning. The
>>intellectual elite -- who knows the set -- is divided into two groups: (1)
>>those who want to make the set of beliefs public (causing more people to
>>loose interest in "hunting" and other hard work needed for the survival of
>>the group), (2) those who want to keep the set secret. Of course the first
>>group is spreading the set of beliefs, so what does the second group do?
>>Ridicules this particular set of beliefs. This way more people can be kept
>>in the dark and serve as mental slaves to the society. Who is doing a
>>better job for the society?
> The first group. I am with the first group.

What if everybody will want to think rather than work? Who will feed us?

>Tony Hindle.
> I see objective reality as the omnipresent radio station,
>to which all creatures of the cosmos can Tune into, so we have
>something in common that we can talk to one another about when we meet.
> ...The Reverend C. Darwin.

Great quote!

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159