Re: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

David McFadzean (
Wed, 17 Sep 1997 11:36:07 -0600

At 10:04 AM 9/17/97 -0700, Tim Rhodes wrote:

>On Tue, 16 Sep 1997, Tadeusz Niwinski wrote:
>[clip great life stories]
>> It's a scientifically proven fact that faith works wonders.
>I think the list-owner may find that statement a contradiction.

Normally, yes, but in this context I choose to adjust (warp,
twist, mangle) the definitions of "proven", "faith" and "wonders"
so that Tad's assertion is true. My interpretation is "evidence
suggests that positive thinking has beneficial effects".

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus