RE: virus: Delusions

David McFadzean (
Fri, 10 Oct 1997 16:57:03 -0600

At 03:27 PM 10/10/97 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:

>I saw a very well respected scientist on TV the other day, whose name I
>unfortunately don't remember. Anyway, he was saying that NO model is valid
>other than for a particular purpose. When I discussed this with my friend
>Wendy, she said that's right, if you want to launch a rocket, astronomy is
>valid, but if you want to get laid, astrology is a better model.

So if a map seems to be invalid, it is more likely that it just has
a different purpose? Are the people who use astrology for predictive
purposes just confused about its real purpose?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus