RE: virus: Looking for blame in all the wrong places

TheHermit (
Sun, 2 May 1999 21:14:08 -0500

This is very much the way Socrates himself apologized in the death scene (read it at ). Also silly (IMO) but consistent with his beliefs.


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> So, as death is necessary for a dualistic philosopher, and as
> exile from
> the group is an option which suggests independence (and
> independence is
> materialistic-- or supports a philosophy of independent OBJECTIVE
> existence); so perhaps, the environment conspired to give Socrates the
> end he required to fulfill his own prophecy (choosing suicide rather
> than social exclusion for him since Socrates' own existence would be
> contingent on humanistic/ subjective confirmation according to his own
> life-story).
> Brett Lane Robertson
> Indiana, USA
> MindRecreation Metaphysical Assn.
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