Re: virus: Guns for Peace

Tim Rhodes (
Thu, 25 Mar 1999 09:45:41 -0800

Reed wrote:

> [...] they never experience any pain. Isn't that what
>we want? We treat AIDS because people are in pain, yes? Doesn't
>that human suffering make your heart bleed? Isn't the sharing of
>pain the heart of compassion? of empathy?

Pain in life is like risk in investing. If your happy with just 2.5% growth annually you have little need (or respect) for pain in your life.

-Prof. Tim