Re: virus: Consensual Bandersnatching

Thu, 13 May 1999 14:37:23 -0700

Dave Pape wrote:

> > When you can
> >"automate" some task that at first is a consciousness hog then, from your
> >perspective, you've suddenly got a lot more attention to allocate here and
> >there. Now you throw the net of your awareness over a number of other
> tasks and
> >topics. That's an expansion of consciousness.
> it's not an expansion of consiousness, it's more like an expansion
> of the abilitites of your autopilot, and a moving-on-to-other-things of
> consiousness.

It seems like we're both just making assertions based on our preference in metaphor at this point.