Re: virus: Re: discipline of translation

David McFadzean (
Mon, 7 Jul 1997 19:33:19 -0600

> From: Ken Pantheists <>
> Date: Friday, July 04, 1997 1:12 PM
> I would say that if someone started to say to me that "Once upon a time
> in a galaxy far, far away...this happened." I would have to exercise
> faith in the process of believing that person. Granted it is not capital
> "F" faith, but it *is* faith. I will accept the components of the
> fantasy as real in order to glean the "truth" from it. (that good guys
> win or that you should never shave a wookie.)

Personally I can get a great deal out of fiction (in all its forms)
without believing it is true. Are we talking about the same thing?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus