Re: virus: MS Weapon

Paul Prestopnik (
Mon, 6 Oct 1997 16:10:09 -0400

> David McF wrote:
> > Can we all agree on this
> >much: "patterns exist"? (Actually I'm not at all
> >sure how Richard would answer that question.)
> You (David McF.) seem to think patterns exist "out there"--that they are
> intrinsic to matter, while Richard seems to think they are conjured up
> purely in the mind--a subjective phenomenon. I think patterns are a
> function of the mind but that they get limited and influenced by a
> "out there". --David R.

Do you mean that patterns do not exist "out there"? Any order we see is
project outwards?
Or do you mean some patterns which we see may exist, while others we
create; or even that patterns may exist, but they may not be the ones we
are able to observe?
(I'm interested in everyone's answer { well almost everyone's :o) } )
-Paul Prestopnik