RE: virus: Hegel's Virus (was Altruism, Empathy, Etc.)

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 25 Apr 1997 15:41:00 +0100

James 7929 wrote:
>Dan wrote:
>>The word 'close-minded' came from me, but here's the earlier post I
>>it from, beginning with a statement about the tone of DHR's posts:
><Snip Robin's posts, "fill in the details">
>>I think this last paragraph describes almost every person on this list
>>(especially myself).
>It appears to be a common trait to view the world through the filters
>created by your own experience and assumptions, memes and customs;

Hey, I know I do it too! But some people... well, let's just say I
find it particularly annoying when an Objectivist comes along
telling us all about certain philosophers in the most patronising
way, and he turns out not to have read at least one of them.
Yes, we do all "lay down the law" from time to time, I just get
so wound up when it's second-hand, simplistic ideological...

Well, you get the idea.