RE: virus: The Myth of a Rational CoW

Tim Rhodes (
Fri, 12 Mar 1999 06:43:39 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 12 Mar 1999, carlw wrote:

> My prose may occasionally appear to be purple, it does not transform me into
> clover. Similarly, attempting although I try to be objective, this does not
> automatically make one me an objectivist. And even when one is an
> objectivist, this does not necessarily make one a Randist, and I am neither.
> While the Austrian school fathered positivism and in true Aristotelian
> fashion combined a radical empiricism with essentialism, I have frequently
> been taken to task for being too astringent and sceptical a positivist and
> far too aware of the di-polar nature of scientific theory for the liking of
> Aristotelian Randists.

Please forgive my implied assumptions and tell me a bit more about this Menger chap, if you would.

> And on that satisfactorily circular note I will be well done ;-).
Indeed! :-)

> Hermit <He said smokily while thinking "Go on stealing candy from kids long
> enough, and you'll rot your teeth.">


-Prof. Tim