Re: virus: Memetics, Intent, and Salvation

Tim Rhodes (
Sat, 23 Aug 1997 09:49:11 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 22 Aug 1997, Eric Boyd wrote:

> Umm. You're right, but that was not my orginal idea. You see, I want
> to *define* "truth" to be a property related to the objectivity of the
> model.
> And so the handle "truth" is what I want to use to describe that *type*
> of model. If you want other models (which might be used for other
> things), call them by a *different* label.

Ha! That's beautiful!!! Now I have a legitimate reason to dismiss
out-of-hand any argument that relies inordinately on the "truth" because
it is based on a limited model. A model that insanely attempts to draw
objective conclusions from subjective data! :)

...and the "truth" shall set you free (?!?)

-Prof. Tim