From: John K Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Mar 15 2008 - 10:06:51 MDT
Heartland, High Priest of the Unique Atom and Sacred Original Cult
> Why is it important to be *like* something?
Do you think it’s important that the copy of your message that I am
reading is *like* the one you typed on your computer?
> concept of "survival" cannot be used in the explanation.
Something of the John Clark of 10 seconds ago still exists right now;
I’d like the same thing will be true 10 seconds from now. I feel no
obligation to explain why I’d like this to happen, and in fact you may
feel differently and prefer oblivion. There is no disputing matters of
> When Ronald Reagan died, nobody questioned it was Ronald Reagan
> who died [….] cable news stations have shown 3-4-hour live
> coverage from his funeral
It was certainly the conventional viewpoint that Ronald Reagan died when
his heart stopped beating, but I’ll let you in on a little secret, even
Fox news can be wrong. I think he died about 10 years before that.
John K Clark
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