virus: Re: virus-digest V3 #48

Reed Konsler (
Fri, 19 Feb 1999 15:25:57 -0500

>Date: Thu, 18 Feb 1999 23:27:43 -0800
>From: "Tim Rhodes" <>
>Subject: virus: Rational Levels of Material Faith in Truth
>Hey kids, lookie what I found in the archive! Luckily, it doesn't have a
>damn thing to do with anything that's going on on the list right
>ow. -Prof. Tim

>On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Reed Konsler wrote:
>> I think this ties into the discussion we were having earlier about the
>> of "Consensus Reality". Why didn't it get brought up sooner? I wonder if
>> it was becuase we were arguing while denying our baser selves? Perhaps, to
>> some extent, each of us was more interested in seeing their "meme" triumph
>> over everone elses: To stamp their seal, to evangelize, to infect. It was
>> only after we all realized that that wasn't working that we began to pause...
>Yes, and a good one. Maybe in future we can ivoke the "Reed Principle"
>when we start to get too tied up in ourselves and seeing our memes win.

Ack! I must be getting tired. What was I looking for, closure? Thanks for the reality check. I promise to read _Waiting for Godot_ again from cover to cover as penance.




  Reed Konsler