RE: Civilization is Natural

O'Regan, Emlyn (
Tue, 18 May 1999 12:02:55 +1000

Daniel Ust said:

>Yes, but by your understanding everything that biological entities do _is_
>natural. Ergo, of what use is the term?

What use is the term indeed? It's become feel good term which means absolutely nothing. See also "Organic".

>use a metaphor, it's almost like someone comparing prokaryotes
>to eukaryotes...

Umm, have you got another metaphor to explain this one? I seem to be unable to comprehend (left my Jupiter-sized brain in my other pants).