Re: Risk vs. Payoff

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue May 08 2001 - 09:31:06 MDT

> seems mighty plausible that this
> feeling originates, evolutionarily, from the fact that a parent's DNA wants
> the parents to protect his/her children.
> -- Ben g

Could this help explain your protective position vis a vis Webmind... your
"mind child."
That *is* your baby, right? (Don't worry. Nobody's demanding child support.)


--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism

     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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