Re: virus: (un)selfishness

Tim Rhodes (
Thu, 24 Apr 1997 10:39:31 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 22 Apr 1997, Robin Faichney wrote:

> >>Ultimately, for me, nothing is *either* selfish *or*
> >>unselfish, because the self is a fiction.
> >
> >That's a whole 'nother debate.
> No it's not, it's the same one. How can neuroscience or
> phrenology or any analysis of motivation locate something
> that doesn't really exist? What does "selfishness" mean
> if there's no self?

"And what does `selflessness' mean if there is no self?" he asked with a
sly grin and to no one in particular.

-Prof. Tim