Re: virus: Nature of Information

David McFadzean (
Wed, 15 Oct 1997 12:32:52 -0600

At 02:16 PM 10/15/97 -0400, Sodom wrote:

>this will happen. It is a random event. On the other hand, it is
>impossible for humans or computers to generate a random number. SO
>Random events do happen, but WE have not figured how to directly cause a
>random event.

Random events cannot have a cause by definition. But there is a way
around this apparent dilemma:

"Doublethink means the power of holding two
contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously,
and accepting both of them." -- George Orwell

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus