Re: virus: Faith vs. Reason

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 9 Mar 1999 03:03:57 -0800

David McFadzean wrote:

>Rule #6 (proposed): If a player does not agree to a rule, he or
>she must withdraw from the game.
>Rule #7 (proposed): The game ends if only one player remains.

The winning strategy, under those rules above, would be for one to simply make rules that the other players will find completely unacceptable until you are the only one who remains.

What is gained by this game, David? (Jake, has already shown me how to win it--but to what end?)

-Prof. Tim