From: "Russell Blackford" <email@example.com>
> (Now, adapting J.R.'s approach, here's a semi-random list of useful
> hypotheses, memes, etc:
> philosophy; science; intellectual adventure; science fiction; freedom of
> inquiry, thought, speech and expression; limited government; creativity;
> polyamory; self-development; atheism; evolutionary explanations;
Reminds me of "these are a few of my favorite things..."
But what about use_less_ items? Any suggestions?
Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, CYC, and ELIZA
Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
(Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)
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