RE: virus: Scientists and Philosophers

Deron Stewart (
Wed, 10 Feb 1999 11:23:38 -0800

Richard Brodie wrote:
I love skeptics. But I am here to raise people's consciousness. Frankly the people with the highest consciousness already -- high Level 2ers like skeptics -- are the most interesting to me.

Sounds like a bit of a dilemma:

So there's no steady-state solution...the process requires a constant influx of level 2ers (and a letting go of the freshly minted level 3ers).

Interesting...I've never thought of the "teacher" role in this way (I guess I'm not currently infected with the <teacher> memeset).

People who are just on the threshold of being able to learn what the teacher has to offer are the most interesting to the teacher...a five year old isn't terribly interesting to a high school calculus teacher (from a professional point of view), and neither is the research physicist. But the eager student who has just mastered algebra...