Re: virus: Prisoners my Derrida!

David McFadzean (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 11:27:32 -0700

At 10:06 AM 3/19/99 -0800, KMO wrote:

>Andreas Engström wrote:
>> If you follow faith it's not easy to
>> concede that your faith lead you wrong..
>I hope the excerpt from Schick and Vaughn prompts a re-evaluation of
>your assertion.

I think the excerpt shows that the Dalai Lama has no faith in Buddhism (which is not inconsistent with the tenets of Buddhism as far as I know) so it actually supports Andreas's assertion. What was your interpretation?

>Here's an axiom of mine that is not on the table for examination. It is,
>for me, sacred:
>It is better to live consciously than unconsciously even when, as is
>often the case, conscious living results in suffering that the
>unconscious do not experience or do not experience as accutely.

I share your belief but I don't hold it dogmatically. What are the advantages of making it sacred?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus