Re: virus: It's in fact 26

Tim Rhodes (
Thu, 18 Sep 1997 10:09:02 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 17 Sep 1997, Tadeusz Niwinski wrote:

> Yes, regardless of education the burden of judgement is on us. Good thing
> the experts compete in a "scientific free market". If they discover
> cold-fusion, others have to confirm it. This is a good test for those who
> do not understand those experiments.

> If somebody tells me that on Level-3 you can communicate telepathically
> -- I let him convice me. If he can't deliver I assume it's crap (I still
> may be wrong).

And if they tell you a mental state exists (Zen, Level-3, whatever) and
others confirm it, even if you can't, is that a good test as well? I
can't confirm or deny cold-fusion--I lack the skills for it. So I look to
see what others *with* the skills make of that claim.

Do you do the same thing with Level-3, et al. Or do you refuse to
recognize that there may be some things you lack the skills to confirm or
deny yourself, Tad? (Or those skills may simply be rusty or in need of an

-Prof. Tim