Re: virus: MEME UPDATE: To Censor Or Not?

Matt Waggoner (
Wed, 11 Dec 1996 11:40:38 -0800

At 17:14 12/11/96 -0000, you wrote:
>Matt Waggoner wrote:
>>I agree that memes do influence us, the way we act and think,
>>but to say that we have no free will whatsoever implies that we have no
>>soul. I'm sure you can see the problems inherent in adopting that
>>particular philosophy.
>>I know I don't like being told I have no soul.
>In what sense do you use the term "soul"? If you mean a spiritual entity
>that survives after death and all that, then I'm afraid you might be told
>the very thing you don't like being told quite often on this list.
>Andy Cheyne {}

Yes, by "soul" I mean all that. And I may be told that, but they can't
prove it.

Besides, if there is no free will, then there's no point to existence
because everything's already predetermined and we should all just kill
ourselves right now. Why not?

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