Re: Is the fourth time is the charm?

Date: Sat May 20 2000 - 08:56:29 MDT

Michael writes:
> Just because I cannot predict the outcome of an experiment, is a
> reason for caution.
> That I could not tell the difference AFTER the experiment is no
> guarantee that it worked the way I would have liked.

It's not really an experiment if it gives you no information, is it?
You know the outcome beforehand.

> Like Mr Lorrey, I would like to believe in transporters, I'm just not
> sure I can.

How can you decide?

Suppose you lived in a world where everyone used them. Would that make
a difference?

Suppose you had somehow been coerced/tricked into using one some time in
the past. (By "you" I now mean the being who exited from that transporter
and who has the memory of having gone through it.) Would that make a


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