Re: virus: matter, consciousness and information (was Will)

Tim Rhodes (
Mon, 15 Mar 1999 08:59:04 -0800 (PST)

Is it attachment or ego that blinds us to others self-mockery?

-Prof. Tim

On Mon, 15 Mar 1999, Robin Faichney wrote:

> In message <001001be6e91$43d68c80$ab95fbd0@uymfdlvk>, Richard Brodie
> <> writes
> >You see, your attachment to a single Level-2 model of reality leads you to
> >insane conclusions such as that neither consciousness nor matter are real.
> >
> >I think I need to sit down.
> Does distinguishing between actual and instrumental belief
> sound like "a single Level-2 model of reality" to you?
> I said "use of the concepts without true belief is due
> to pragmatism". Would you have understood what I meant if
> I'd capitalised "true belief"? Sorry, Richard, but it
> seems to me, in this context, it's you that's the True
> Believer, attached to a single Level-2 model of reality.
> --
> Robin