RE: virus: Rationality in the Cave

Richard Brodie (
Mon, 15 Mar 1999 05:26:12 -0800

David is one of the most good-hearted people I know. In fact, I wouldn't in a million years try to persuade people that reason is less valuable than the gold it is. What I'm trying to do is free those who are deluded into thinking that they are driven by reason, or ought to be, from that prison.

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From: []On Behalf Of KMO
Sent: Sunday, March 14, 1999 9:27 PM
Subject: Re: virus: Rationality in the Cave

Tim Rhodes wrote:

> BTW, if I'm ever stranded and in real trouble, remind me to knock on a
> Christian's door before David's. True charity sees only the need, not the
> truth value of its expression.

David didn't say he wouldn't help me. He just said he probably wouldn't believe my story about the circus midgets kidnapping me and force-feeding my single-malt scotch and cocaine for a week.