RE: virus: maxims and ground rules and suppositions

TheHermit (
Sun, 16 May 1999 23:59:12 -0500

I am (as no doubt expected) totally with Wade on this one. Somebody has their chicken harnessed to an egg. The only way anything conscious happened was through evolution. Even today, virii have not bothered with consciousness, yet they evolve quite merrily (and rapidly) on their chemically and physically dictated evolutionary paths. As do the very elegant self-replicating chemical soups being cooked up in laboratories all over the world.

Better luck next time.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf
> Of Wade T.Smith
> Sent: Sunday, May 16, 1999 11:02 PM
> To: Church of Virus
> Subject: Re: virus: maxims and ground rules and suppositions
> >I'm a bigger fan of "Evolution is a process of consciousness"
> >[which - I think - A.N. Whitehead would like better
> I, on the other hand, have never been a fan of that deist,
> and I cannot
> see any reason to claim consciousness came first.
> - Wade