RE: virus: Prisoners my Derrida!

Deron Stewart (
Sun, 21 Mar 1999 15:20:28 -0800

KMO wrote:
<<[I] propose a new word, "phaith.". I think Eric provided us with a very useful starting definition for "phaith" as "the internalizing and embodying of a principle...

David wrote:
I fully support coming up with a new word for this profound concept, but would prefer one that could be used in spoken discourse in addition to writing.

Phaith rocks!

The inability to distinguish it audibly is it's best selling feature. Try to even think about "phaith" without hearing the word in your mind and having it set off all kinds of associations.

This is the kind of dissonance thats brings on "enlightenment". It's a feature, not a bug... :-)

Much better than a clear precise neologism that has only obscure connotations at best. How boring! We'll never get outside the box that way...

Have phaith,