Re: virus: tit for tat

David McFadzean (
Wed, 17 Mar 1999 11:18:48 -0700

At 12:34 PM 3/17/99 -0500, Reed Konsler wrote:

>Agreed. But which side is the most valuable changes from
>context to context. Are you insisting that <reason> is most
>valuable in every context save nihlism?

Of course not. I don't think you read what I said, let alone look for any truth in my message.

>Really? I think this is your perception of it, not mine.

Why are you so quick to discount my perception?

>First, I can admit when I'm wrong...for instance, when
>KMO called me on the philosophy of science thing. I was
>bitching out of line, and he was right, not me. Jeez, David
> you want a confessional? I've been wrong so many
>times I've lost count. When you prick me do I not bleed?

Apparently not. Maybe KMO can make you bleed but I can't.

>Second, I'm not insulting anyone. I'm confronting them.

Nice euphemism.

>Third, I accept inconsistency in an upright way...I don't
>need to hide behind anything. I use rhetoric as a tool, as
>have you in making these negative and inappropriate
>associations to Level 3
>>I can certainly play your game. Do you think it will be fun?
>Is it?

For my answer you will have to listen to my silence.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus