Re: virus: Re: The saga continues!

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 16 Sep 1997 09:27:07 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 15 Sep 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> It seems to me that you and Nate would actually agree on philosophical
> matters if you could only agree on semantics (and it doesn't appear that
> either of you are trying to define terms).
> We all live in the same space-time universe right?
> However no-one experiences the universe in exactly the same way, we
> all have our unique perspectives which necessarily means we all
> experience different subjective worlds.
> Our senses don't show us raw reality, rather we experience the
> interaction of our environment with our own hardware and software.
> Seeing is not believing, seeing is (merely, often very good) evidence;
> only a fool believes everything he sees, especially if he has a TV.
> Can we agree on this much before progressing?

Easily, since you said it better than I could have.

-Prof. Tim