humans and logic

thinkit thinkit8 at lycos.com
Thu Jun 14 13:43:29 CEST 2001


In article <OO4DgyH9AHA.266 at cpmsnbbsa07>, "Steve says...
>
>"thinkit" <thinkit8 at lycos.com> wrote in message
>news:9g8q7t0uib at drn.newsguy.com...
>> 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.
>>
>If you're bent on world domination, perhaps you should apply for a job at
>Microsoft?
>
>regards
> Steve
>239 (decimal)

microsoft caters to the dumb in the worst kind of ways.  i know bill's a smart
guy, so maybe he's building up money to unleash the forces...but i doubt it.




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