RE: virus: META: a rule for the list

David McFadzean (
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 10:46:07 -0600

At 09:38 AM 10/17/97 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:
>On Thursday, October 16, 1997 3:11 PM, David McFadzean

>> Yes, well "detachment" is just a euphemism for not caring.
>No, no, no, no it isn't! It really isn't! This is super-important!
>Detachment is not being a marionette to your results. It is absolutely not
>not caring. It's surfing versus drowning!

That sounds intriguing, could you elaborate?

>> >My goal is people's growth. After all, this is a Church...
>> The world is what we make it. The universe isn't fair, justice is an
>> invention of conscious agents. Those of use who care about fairness
>> will seek out each other and play non-zero sum games. The rest of you
>> can play predator and prey if you like.
>Oh, Mr. holier-than-thou! What if your so-called "fairness" is just another
>way of saying "what David thinks is right"? Maybe the rest of us play big

Well that wouldn't be fair..

>fat non-zero-sum games and you just don't get it yet!

.. and neither would this :-)

But seriously, I was only playing Mr. holier-than-thou because I
misinterpreted your "Life often seems unfair when you're trapped in Level 2.".

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus