RE: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Robin Faichney (
Sun, 5 Oct 1997 10:20:51 +0100

> From: David McFadzean[]
> At 05:09 AM 10/4/97 +0100, Robin Faichney wrote:
> >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
> >picture.
> Good answer, thanks. I agree that logic by itself
> can't tell you what your values should be, but I
> wouldn't want to give it up when figuring out what
> is possible, and what is entailed by holding certain
> values.
Straw man alert! Who suggested you should give
logic up? Quotation please -- maybe you could ask
Tad for help! :-)

The point was, that sometimes you have to step out
of the logic box, and you just conceded it.