Re: virus: Question

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 6 Jun 1997 10:26:00 +0100

Chitren Nursinghdass wrote:
>[RF wrote]
>>Right. It's a long, long way from memetics as we know it.
>>In fact, it's something altogether different: artificial
>Why then Robin, isn't the word "artificial" as you use it an
>construct in your own logic then ? Since it was "created" by man ?

Yes. So what?

>Is Man artificial ?

Yes, Man is artificial. On the other hand, man is not.

>If Man creates you choose to call it "artificial" ?

That's what the word meant, last time I checked.

>Suit(s) your logic.

Oo, suits *you*, sir!!! [prob UK-specific ref]

>If man is natural then by extension his creation is part of nature, no

Not if natural means "not created by man" (which I think it does), no.

>Do the math,

What math?

Maybe it would be fair to mention that I sometimes work out
with the big boys over in (Meaning that,
even if you're absolutely convinced my point of view has no
merit, you should realise that to have any hope of changing
my mind you're going to have to come up with something
pretty bloody impressive, yourself.)