humans and logic
Tom_Good1 at excite.com
Wed Jun 13 19:54:17 CEST 2001
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 ;-)
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