Re: virus: Expressway to their skulls

Tim Rhodes (
Sat, 30 Jan 1999 14:26:11 -0800

Eric wrote:

>I'm not sure I follow. Do you think this is blind faith that the
>truth will will out against falsehood? Blind faith that *all*
>censorship is bad?

Well, Eric, to break it on down for ya':

>"To condone
>the censorship of *any* opinions --[snip] -- is to concede
>that on a level playing field, false ideas will win against
true ones.
>Wrong will win against right.

Okay, simple A => B.

>And as soon as we concede that, TCS may as well give
>up, or merge with the Treating Children like Shit List.

B is unthinkable,

>This is a core value we can't compromise on."

Therefore A is assumed to be true without testing. Blind faith.

-Prof. Tim