Re: virus: Religion, Zen, post-structuralism, and thefailureof logic

Tim Rhodes (
Fri, 13 Jun 1997 12:42:15 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> > My complaint is that the logocentric position -- and the mythocentric
> > position -- is similar to the kid in the playground that directs
> > everything. "Okay, now you say... okay, now go over there... okay, I shot
> > you, you're dead..." Both insist that the world be interpreted the same,
> > all around.
> I bet the really smart kids ignore that kid instead of complaining
> to the teacher.

Or play along for a while, but only just enough to really frustrate the
controlling kid into saying silly things like, "Well, fine, if there's a
better game to play I'll play it (but I haven't heard of one yet!)."

BTW, Didn't someone invoke the "Reed Principal" on this thread?

There's the bell, kids, recess is over.

-Prof. Tim