virus: Inconceivable!

Richard Brodie (
Wed, 28 May 1997 11:34:11 -0700

David McF wrote:

>Acting on instinct isn't necessarily irrational. In fact it is almost
>always rational (which is why the behavior evolved in the first place).
>Instincts tend only to be irrational in an environment significantly
>different from the environment in which it evolved.

You seem to be defining "rational" as "in the individual's best
interest"? If so, I agree with you, but ... I do not think that that
word means what you think it means. =)

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