X-Message-Number: 11054
Date: Sat, 9 Jan 1999 03:29:26 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Re: #11037

Ken Barclay wrote in message #11037 (in part):
"Reliance on authority is a refuge for those who have difficulty thinking
for themselves.  Mr. Smith placed himself in that category with his
"Cryonics Syllogism" in #10979:
'Signing up for cryonics is a no-brainer.
Most humans don't sign up for cryonics.
Therefore most humans are no-brainers ...(and not therefore suitable for
"The obvious logical blunder in this "syllogism" was probably beyond him.

Your, right, Ken.  Humor doesn't always make sense.  But questioning my 
intelligence and 

suggesting my disagreements with Objectivism stem from "insecurities" is not 
discussing these 

ideas, either.  This was what the Soviet Union did with dissidents - assumed 
mental defects were 

responsible for their disagreements with Communism and send them to psychiatric 
hospitals to get 

Relax.  I am writing my book, already!  I won't try and write it here first. 

-George Smith

"The first hundred years are the hardest." -Methuselah

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