Re: virus: Faith, Logic and Purpose

David McFadzean (
Mon, 10 Nov 1997 10:38:52 -0700

At 09:01 AM 11/10/97 -0800, Tim Rhodes wrote:

>On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, David McFadzean wrote:
>> Believe it or not, TV advertising exists in nature (as one example).
>> Surely you don't think that there are good reasons to trust the
>> guy who isn't a doctor but plays one on TV about what medicine
>> you should take for a headache, do you?
>"Coke or Pepsi?" is a question of faith? Really?

If you get your opinions from an actor paid to endorse the
product, then yes, I would call that faith. I'm assuming the
actor's claims do not count as high quality evidence for the
product's merits. Do you disagree?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus