Re: virus: maxims and ground rules

Sun, 09 May 1999 22:36:06 -0700

"Joe E. Dees" wrote:

> > At 15:46 09/05/99 -0700, KMO wrote:
> > >Are we all agreed that consciousness is better than/preferable to
> > >unconsciousness?
> Is that an absolute, knowable, non-cultural-group-specific truth?

No, and I would suggest that we take whatever steps are necessary to avoid getting hung up on the dictionary definition of the word "maxim." I would propose the above proposition as a working assumption for the purposes of the Virus project.