Re: virus: Faith, Logic and Purpose

William Roh (
Wed, 12 Nov 1997 14:24:21 -0800

David McFadzean wrote:
> At 11:37 PM 11/11/97 -0800, Tim Rhodes wrote:
> >> True, but I don't know how to teach people how to be more creative
> >> and kinder. I can teach them to make better decisions rationally.
> >
> >Ahhh! Nail on the head time!!! Sort of the "I'm good at math so actors
> >suck" thing? (Sorry, I know you didn'y mean it that way.) But can't we
> >have both?
> You didn't mean it, but you couldn't miss a chance to ridicule me?
> Thanks a lot.
> No, I most emphatically did not say we can't have both, or even
> insinuate it. I'm trying very hard to make a valid contribution
> and all I get is criticism for not making a different kind of
> contribution. Would you criticize an artist for not doing math?
> Then why criticize me for not teaching people to be kinder or more
> creative? That doesn't mean I don't think it is important, it
> *only* means I don't know how. I will gladly support anyone who
> does know how.

hey Tim, what's up here? Are you deliberatley filtering everyhting you
read into something other than what is said, or are you unaware that the
process is happening, and therfor seriously infected with a not-so-good
filter meme? Don't mean to be offensive, but I am serious in asking if
you do this on purpose?