From: Mike Lorrey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 13:17:55 MST
"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Jacques Du Pasquier wrote:
> > When you go through generations of man-made selection based on the
> > quantity of meat you produce and how good it tastes, you obviously
> > drift into nonsense in other, more fundamental features. [snip]
> > I find it disturbing to feel that there is someone all the same
> > looking at me behind these big eyes, that has partly lost its sense of
> > individuality, but still sort of feels and sort of dimly remembers
> > what it once was to be a cow (see the way they stop eating, look at
> > you, and seem to try to "compute" ?).
> That's Fred. Fred has been lost in the cows since 1967.
Fred is the patron saint of cows. Fred Tuttle, that is. See the indie
movie "Man with a Plan" about a Vermont cow farmer who runs for congress
so he can get that federal government health insurance for his wife's
knees. Fred ran for real a few years ago on the GOP ticket against Sen.
Pat Leahy and endorsed Leahy (even voted for him). You can still buy
"Spread Fred" bumper stickers...
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