Re: Can I kill the original?

From: John Clark (
Date: Sat May 06 2000 - 11:15:06 MDT

Harvey Newstrom <> Wrote:

>Two PC's running the same program should act and be treated the same.
>That does not mean that they are the same PC.

But it does mean it's the same program. A program is what a PC does,
Harvey Newstrom is what matter does when it is organizes in a
Harvey Newstromish way.

>I cannot destroy one and claim that I committed no property damage.

Nor can you destroy one CD of Windows 98 and claim that Windows 98
no longer exists.

>You seem to repeatedly blur the concept of "similar" to "identical" to
>"same" to "one."

Exactly, some things are a distinction without a difference.

           John K Clark

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