RE: virus: Social Metaphysics

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 26 Sep 1997 18:36:10 +0100

> From: David McFadzean[]
> If it is possible for something to exist before it is detected,
> then it is possible for something to exist without being detected.
> Agree of disagree?
It is certainly possible that such things exist. But their
existence is unverifiable, and therefore not relevant to
any objective methology.

> >Perhaps you or someone else could
> >explain to me, offline if that's considered
> >appropriate, what it was about, if not whether
> >subjectivity or objectivity is primary.
> Maybe you can tell me why suggesting that objective reality
> exists independent of observers necessarily means that I
> find subjective reality "distasteful". (I know you're not the
> one that said that but I'm guessing you don't disagree.)
You guessed wrong. Now will you tell me what this
thread was about, if not whether subjectivity or
objectivity is primary?