humans and logic

thinkit thinkit8 at lycos.com
Thu Jun 14 00:42:05 CEST 2001


In article <ac677656.0106130954.6506ca7b at posting.google.com>,
Tom_Good1 at excite.com says...
>
>thinkit <thinkit8 at lycos.com> wrote in message
>news:<9g5d3p0f0p at drn.newsguy.com>...
>> humans should use a power of 2 as a base.  this is more logical because it
>>synchs with binary, which is at the very heart of logic--true and false.  it is
>> more natural perhaps, to use decimal--but logic should, and will, win out.
>
>I'm amused by the idea that "humans should [do something] because . .
>. it is more logical."  Ah yes, we humans are so extremely logical. 
>That's why advertisers -- whose livelihood depends on getting us to do
>things -- inevitably appeal to our highly refined sense of logic, and
>never play to our emotions or baser instincts ;-)

some of us are...and those that are will easily dominate or destroy the rest.




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