Re: virus: Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.

Tim Rhodes (
Sun, 14 Mar 1999 13:12:50 -0800

Eric wrote:

>However, since your real point (I'm assuming) is that stability is
>less important than versatility, I'll address that. Do you think it's
>possible to have a ball in "free fall" continually? Didn't Kuhn (I
>think that was the author of _The Structure of Scientific Revolution_)
>prove that even science uses bowls? The real trick is to remember
>that the bowls one does use do not have infinitly high walls -- that
>sufficient proof could always come along to bump the ball out. (PCR).

Yes. And beyond that timid route, that sometimes it's quite useful to jostle the bowls--hard--every now and again, just to see where the ball might land when it finally does come down.

-Prof. Tim