Re: virus: Cognitive Dissonance

Eric Boyd (
Sat, 6 Feb 1999 16:56:01 -0500


Tim Rhodes <>:
BTW, just for honesty sake, the whole "cognative dissonance" story was fiction. I actually ate lunch in my office that day.

While I accept both the story and this assertion at face value, I am wondering why you chose to tell us that the story is false. (I don't buy "honesty"). Our reactions to this fact cannot possibly be of as much value (interest) as our original reactions to the story (which was obviously written to see our reactions). Could you let us in on the real reason?