Re: virus: Tabacco mind virus.

Dave Pape (
Sun, 1 Jun 1997 19:45:42 +0100 (BST)

At 15:28 30/05/97 +0100, Robin wrote:
>Dave Pape wrote:
>>I think that a lot of debate gets MORE useful when you let go of
>arguing one
>>pole of an argument (wish I could practise what I preach here...).
>>ESPECIALLY when one pole is "X is Good" and the other is "X is Bad".
>In philosophy, law and debating circles, you often have to argue
>*against* the position you would normally choose to take, and
>*for* the one you really see as being all wrong. Brilliant meme-
>space flexing practice!

I just spent 5 minutes trying to imagine how useful that would be to me.
LOADS of cognitive dissonance. Think I'll give it a try! Nice one.

Dave Pape
I am ready.

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