RE: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

David McFadzean (
Sat, 04 Oct 1997 16:48:05 -0600

At 03:21 PM 10/4/97 -0700, Tim Rhodes wrote:

>> Last time I checked we were talking about ontology and epistemology.
>This is the "Social Metaphysics" thread. We were talking about life, I
>believe. More complicated than your science, quite often.

Sorry, but we were talking about what is real and how you would know.
If you want to change the topic to art lessons, then sure, check your
rationality at the door.

>> >If you would believe "anything and everything" without having your
>> ><rationality> then you have a much weaker internal structure than I have
>> >given you credit for, David.
>> Why do you say that?
>When I built elaborate structures I try to have more than one tool handy
>at a time.

Such as?

>> > Why "should" I, or anyone else, give
>> >up on "faith"(generally) either?
>> Because that is a provably poor strategy for playing The Game.
>History does not support that assertion.

Hey, play the Game however you like. (And if things don't go well, you
can always pray, right?)

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus