RE: virus: Re:MS Flip Software Price

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Mon, 13 Oct 1997 17:55:04 -0700

Richard wrote:
>You've kind of twisted the question around. No one disputed that logic CAN
>BE applied to human relationships. But it neither underlies them nor
>effectively nurtures them.

Who is twisting the question? The original question regarded the price of

> Do you think Ben will ever be able to find a fulfilling relationship with
> this kind of "logic"? This may be the price Eric asked about. This is
> an example. What is the real price of abandoning logic and consistency?

"I know you often joke, but can you really be claiming that logic and
consistency are essential for a man to have a relationship with a woman? I
can think of ten other qualities that are more useful."

The original romantic story can be found in archives at: 06 Oct 1997
14:57:10 -0700. It was an illustration of how having "no fixed position --
just useful models that may be flipped among at will" may hinder one's
search for a fulfilling relationship.

Ten qualities better than logic and consistency are still a Level-3 mystery.
Keep flipping.

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