virus: Re: virus-digest V3 #42

Reed Konsler (
Sat, 13 Feb 1999 14:12:20 -0500

>Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 22:04:32 -0800
>From: KMO <>
>Subject: Re: virus: Studying Science
>> I do experience a sense of dissonance which I would describe as
>> a "strange loop" [Hofstader: _Godel, Escher, Bach].
>The classic which I have not read. :(
>Can you provide a link or a summary of the "strange loop" concept?

I think the easiest "summary" is probably as Escher sketch. An image which is locally continious but globally discontinious. When you try to trace the source of the inconsistency you find that it isn't in any particular location, but a product of the way the image is assembled.


  Reed Konsler