Re: virus: pale religious lechery

David McFadzean (
Tue, 09 Mar 1999 15:40:19 -0700

At 10:16 PM 3/9/99 +0000, Robin Faichney wrote:
>Could I suggest also: religious fundamentalists literally believe --
>it takes a religious liberal to "believe" in metaphors, myths etc. as
>psychological tools.

Right, this is an excellent example of why we need new improved terminology rather than putting the second sense of believe in square quotes. Any ideas for two new verbs? Can we create something with relevant Latin or Greek root?

Is there also a need for a "true" that goes with "believe"?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus