RE: virus: Re:MS Flip Software Price

David McFadzean (
Wed, 15 Oct 1997 16:28:38 -0600

At 10:28 AM 10/15/97 +0100, Robin Faichney wrote:

>I doubt it. Though logic obviously works very well
>as a method, it remains a human invention, and I
>don't think "objectively logical" means anything. If
>you disagree, just try to explain exactly what it
>does mean! (Your previous explanations made
>me think of "apparently logical", which is obviously
>not the same thing.)

Say there is an organism, and it is a given that a
goal of this organism is to survive. It is also a
given that this organism needs light to survive. Is it
not objectively logical that this organism would show
phototaxic behaviour?

>Agreed, biology goes further than physics. And information
>processing, as a concept, offers insights too. But what does
>parationality offer us that biology, info processing, memetics,
>etc, do not?

It is just a word that means "logical (no thinking required)".

>I guess my conclusion (for now) is that info processing
>covers the same ground as parationality, and does it

Does info processing have the concept of truth, conditionals,
negation, conjunction, etc.?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus