Re: virus: Religion, Zen, post-structuralism, and the failure of logic

Agata Ligier (
Sat, 14 Jun 1997 15:03:15 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 13 Jun 1996, Eric Boyd wrote:

> David McFadzean wrote:
> > I fully realize that rationality is "just" a world view. It is "only"
> > good for understanding the world and making decisions. I also consider
> > rationality to be the unspoken rules of the game of mailing list discussions
> > (which is why I get rather frustrated when the other side feels free
> > to break the rules whenever they find it useful; imagine how long you
> > would play chess with someone like that).
> Actually, I don't think such a game would last very long. The non rule
> bound person would win as soon as s/he chose to. "Check mate" This of
> course gets back to the fundamental critisim of Post-Structuralism and
> level 3. Why play by /any/ rules?

Hm ... what about this game - driving a car in a city ?