Re: Dyson (Was: Paths to Uploading)

Michael S. Lorrey (
Sat, 09 Jan 1999 15:15:52 -0500

Andrew Ducker wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Terry Donaghe <>
> Samael said:
> >> I'm going to assume this is humour. If not, then possibly you
> >should learn
> >> to dissasociate someones scientific views from their political views.
> >Ok. I can buy into that, as long as those views are rational and
> >objective. I find it incredible that one can have rational and
> >objective scientific views and completely irrational and subjective
> >social views. Oh well.
> Socialism/Capitalism are both ethical/moral views. Ethics is purely
> emptional, based upon what one _wants_ to happen. All right and wrong are
> subjective. If Dyson stresses (as an example) equality over property
> rights, he will be more likely to be a socialist. It's not irrational, it's
> just a different moral choice that you disagree with.

Sorry, deconstructivism outside of lingusitics is merely an excuse to dismiss personal integrity. Come back with a real argument.