Re: Dyson (Was: Paths to Uploading)

Randall Randall (
Sat, 9 Jan 1999 17:52:56 -0500

On Sat, 09 Jan 1999, Samael wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Michael S. Lorrey <>
>>Sorry, deconstructivism outside of lingusitics is merely an excuse to
>>personal integrity. Come back with a real argument.
>Please excplain what you mean by this?

Well, I won't, 'cause I'm not Mr. Lorrey.

>Do you honestly believe in objective, universal standards of right and

Don't you? I'm not sure whether such things exist, but I can accept the possibility that they might...

>If so, please state where objective unioversal standards of eright
>and wrong come from

You are asking for something we don't have for anything *else* that we accept as objective, such as the relative strengths of electromagnetism and gravity. Where does *that* "come from"? It is true that there is no universally accepted theory of morality yet, but such a thing might be possible, right?

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