Re: virus: Reason and Intuition

Brett Lane Robertson (
Fri, 18 Jul 1997 17:28:31 -0500

Like a way to get rid of defective genes?

At 11:08 AM 7/18/97 -0700, you wrote:
>On Thu, 17 Jul 1997, David McFadzean wrote:
>> >Is reason automatic? (That would be nice....)
>> It depends how it is implemented. Some systems (e.g. chess programs)
>> reason automatically. Others (notably humans) seem to have a choice,
>> at least for conscious reasoning if not intuition.
>This is a line of reasoning that is shaky at best, but I'll offer it
>Is it possible that the ability to /choose/ to go outside of reason
>(notable in humans) is an adaptive trait?
>-Prof. Tim
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