RE: virus: Scientists and Philosophers

Bob Hartwig (
Tue, 09 Feb 1999 19:22:41 -0600

>Some friendly advice from someone who survived the Great Virus Faith Wars:
>when you see "faith", read "trust". It may not be a perfect translation,
>but it will almost certainly help communication (assuming that's the goal).

Not only is the translation imperfect, it's terrible! Why load the language like that? Is it because loading the language is a successful memetic device? It must be a very good device to earn a place among Lifton's 8 criteria for thought reform.