Re: virus: Re: The saga continues!

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 16 Sep 1997 09:11:13 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 15 Sep 1997, Tadeusz Niwinski wrote:

> (1) It is creative to assume that there is more than "reality" in a sense
> "what we currently know about reality". It is still within A=A paradigm, as
> when new things are discovered, they become added to our "reality".
> (2) There is nothing harmful in assuming that there is something more than
> reality, something we are not capable of knowing as long as you are
> consistent in the assumption that we are not capable of knowing it. Period.
> It does not seem to change anything in our lives.
> (3) The harm comes when you claim we "can't", yet "some of us", "somehow"
> can. People seem to have a built in mechanism to long for this kind of
> "unknowable" which can be known. God, Chosen Nation, Dictatorship of the
> Proletariat, Nirvana, Level-3 -- are just few examples.

Well said, Tad. But how can one distinguish from someone claiming new
knowledge of a #1 unknown and a #2 unknown?

-Prof. Tim