Re: The story-telling ape (was virus: Logic)

David McFadzean (
Thu, 23 Oct 1997 09:33:53 -0600

At 01:11 PM 10/21/97 -0700, Marie Foster wrote:

>David McFadzean wrote:
>> Maybe we could work toward a compromise. The sin I have in mind
>> can be more accurately described as "belief without sufficient good
>> evidence". Is that closer to your "in the face of"?

>I am wondering if good is redundant... not sure. I think it is much
>more of what you had in mind.

It should be redundant, but it isn't if you know what I mean.
Most people can't seem tell the difference between good evidence
and bad evidence.

>BTW I had a question. Is there some reason you chose Lucifer as your
>domain name? To me it seemed a bit incongruous. Perhaps that was your
>intent. It does not bother me, but I wonder if it might not be at the
>root of some people's discomfort.

I am acknowledging the power of myth and I appreciate the myth
of the first fallen angel on a number of levels. Sure, some people
are going to take it the wrong way (I'm still getting hate mail
about it every couple days). But as I was just re-reading in
"Getting Past OK", a sure way to fail is to try to please everyone.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus