RE: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Robin Faichney (
Sat, 4 Oct 1997 05:09:49 +0100

> From: David McFadzean[]
> At 10:54 AM 10/3/97 -0700, Tim Rhodes wrote:
> >Only if you can't step outside the system to talk about its
> weaknesses
> >and strengths. In any logical system it is useful to step outside
> from
> >time to time in order to see where you need to work once you're back
> >/inside/ the system, no?
> I'm having trouble imagining it. Maybe you could give an example of
> something you could conclude without using logic that would be useful
> once your back inside.
I think the most obvious example is: what are you
trying to achieve? Logic can be a very useful
tool, but you have to set your goals, decide what
you want to do with your tools, without it. This
is where religion, art, etc can come into the