humans and logic

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Thu Jun 14 04:34:46 CEST 2001


"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)





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