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William December Starr <wdst...@panix.com> wrote:
>David Johnston <Da...@block.net> said:As I raised the issue, what do you think? If you don't think it
>>>>>That's a paradox?
>>>>The technology has no point of origin.
>>>Yeah, but: is that a problem?
>>It makes it a causeless effect. Strictly speaking that isn't a
>>paradox. A paradox is when something is self-contradicting. A
>>thing that happens for no reason isn't self-contradicting, but it
>>does violate the widespread expectation that every effect shall
>>have a cause.
>Whatever the terminology, is it a problem?
hurts telling the story, that's fine.
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