Re: virus: self and speech

Tim Rhodes (
Wed, 31 Dec 1997 00:48:56 -0800

Jake wrote:
> Illusions and suffering in and of themsleves are not necessarily bad
> The work of evolution is full of suffering. The greater ill IMO is not
> suffering itself, but suffering without control. Of course real control
> the surest antidote, but even an illusion of control is better than no
> at all and may suffice until real control is achieved. I suspect the
> meme you speak of may be good on both counts.

Have you read _The Lucifer Principle_ by Howard Bloom by any chance. Your
views sound similiar to those he puts out.

-Prof. Tim