> --- Zero Powers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >From: Lee Daniel Crocker <email@example.com>
> > > > > >It's a fruit!
> > > > >
> > > > > Fruit grows on trees, tomatoes grow on vines.
> > >
> > >So I guess that makes a strawberry a vegetable too?
> > And watermelon too?
> Blast it..
> A fruit is something with a seed in it or at least something which
> did have such a seed when it was in the wild (this allows sterile
> A vegetable is something edible derived from a non-reproductive
> part( eg roots, stems, leaves).
squash? gourds? cucumbers? beans? peas?
> Now, to return to other matters-
> If you submit to a destructive copying process that produces a
> non-conscious copy of you (or one that doesn't share your actual
> stream of consciousness), then the copy can be a considered a
> "vegetable" (at least selfishly).
> You might contain the original seed of consciousness, but wouldn't
> you have to be a "fruit" to accept this strategy?.
Or just Californian. California: land of fruits and nuts.
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