Re: virus: The Discipline of Translation

John Williams (
Tue, 01 Jul 1997 09:52:12 +0000

David McFadzean wrote:

> I think you are making things overly complex by using a value
> judgement
> "Seafood tastes pretty good" and a normative statement "the role of
> the
> government to take care of it's citizens" as examples. Unless everyone
> is way ahead of me on this tgrid stuff, I suggest we start with using
> factual statements as examples.

I was about to reply to this, and then I thought, "what does he mean?"

I think I can see your point there, if by "factual" statements you mean
statements that are presented as fact -- not as opinion -- and *not*
statements that *are* factual, as in 2+2=4, Joe came in first, the price
of tea in china is...

Or maybe I've been totally confused. I've been haning around AOL too