Re : Polemics for longevity

From: Joao Pedro de Magalhaes (
Date: Wed Jan 26 2000 - 09:02:40 MST


"Bryan Moss" wrote:
>Again, destructive/stupid/selfish compared to what? To
>other species? I don't think that's a fair comparison.
>Point me to a less-destructive/less-stupid/less-selfish
>civilisation that exists anywhere but in dreams.

By that argument I cannot have an opinion about the human species -- there
is no other civilization to compare us to! Fortunately for the thousands
who, like me, enjoy thinkink about the human race as a whole, that line of
reasoning is incorrect. Of course I can compare it to what my ideal fantasy
of humankind would be. If you don't like it, no problem, you will have no
opinion about humankind -- and that will save a lot of worries.

Damien wrote:
>Nobody gets my jokes. Waaaahh.

I'm sorry I didn't get your joke, make one in Portuguese and I promise I'll
laugh at it.


Joao Pedro de Magalhaes
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