From: Bodie <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: virus: Technology (was manifest science) Date sent: Sat, 5 Jun 1999 05:08:32 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time) Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Fri, 4 Jun 1999 22:24:11 -0500 "Joe E. Dees" <email@example.com>
> > Date sent: Fri, 4 Jun 1999 18:42:45 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: Dylan Durst <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: virus: Technology (was manifest science)
> > Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > > They are self-aware, but rudimentarily so. They can learn a limited
> > > > microlanguage, but never create one in the wild.
> > >
> > > Where is the 'wild'? Where does it begin an end? I say that this is a
> > > silly distinction, and that where we are is the wild also (damn 'skeeters
> > > bitin' my neck). I say they learned in their environment, which, in this
> > > case happened to be a lab (i guess, coulda been a sandbox).
> > >
> > Howzabout this one? Where we ain't teaching them anything.
> yeah, but u could argue that if we didn't create an enviroment for them
> they wouldn't be able to survive
I'd rather argue that if we would just stop intruding upon their environment, they would continue to flourish just fine without us.