[extropy-chat] Humans--non-rational mode
russell.wallace at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 02:12:54 UTC 2006
On 3/11/06, Lee Corbin <lcorbin at tsoft.com> wrote:
> Okay. Like I say, two different ways of speaking essentially
> the same thing: I'd call it simply "us", and I'd mean "our values,
> predispositions, beliefs, dispositions, preferences, and attitudes".
> To me *we* are, (in the sense "to be identified with") those things.
> Those things are both genetic (genes) and environmental (memes,
> mostly) in origin. It is *we* as a race that I hope survives.
> Your way of speaking emphasizes our origins, and mine does not;
> but we seem to totally agree on substance.
Right - yes, I think we do agree on substance then.
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