Re: virus: _____ of Virus

David McFadzean (
Mon, 24 Nov 1997 12:19:56 -0700

At 12:08 PM 11/24/97 +0000, Ken Kittlitz wrote:

>I'm not sure Law is a good counter-example. Sure, it tends to prevent us
>from giving in to vengeance urges etc., but that is certainly due in part
>to our wanting to avoid the punishment that most legal systems have backing
>them up. And Law also plays on our desire for justice and "fair-play",

True. How is this an objection?

>especially for ourselves. I think this desire was discussed at length in
>_The Moral Animal_, from the standpoint of it being deeply ingrained in our
>What aspects of Law do you think fight human nature?

For every crime there is an aspect of human nature behind the crime.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus