virus: An end in and of themselves

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Mon, 13 Oct 1997 15:46:02 -0700

SGK wrote:
>If instead you are referring to the
>specific definition of a human being as "an end in and of themselves," I
>disagree: I have seen no effects attributable to that meme other than the
>rise of existentialism and nihilism. A literal interpretation of the meme
>suggests that (1) I don't have to do anything unless I want to do it, and
>(2) there is nothing which can dictate what I want to do except my own

(1) What do you "have to do" which you don't want (except paying taxes,
which you can also avoid by not working)?

(2) What is it that you believe dictates what you want?

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159