Re: virus: How Does a Shaman Pay?

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 10:08:14 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Eva-Lise Carlstrom wrote:

> They hold a position of power, but somewhat outside the rest of the
> society. Because they deal with forces beyond usual human
> comprehension, they are themselves perceived as something other than
> ordinary human beings.

Funny, taken on its own, out of context, these sentences could describe
our most noted computer programmers (Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, et al) or
Physicists (Steve Hawkings, Albert Einstein).

But who would call *them* Shamans? Not me.

-Prof. Tim