God learners

From: Nils Weinander (niwe@ppvku.ericsson.se)
Date: Fri 09 Feb 1996 - 10:13:20 EET


Jeff Richard:

>I agree with your first proposition: that the god learners weren't =
>wrong; but I do have a semantic quibble with your second: that they were =
>much too "right".
>
>The god learners attempt to impose their "translation" of other =
>culture's mythic-languages was extremely useful but ultimately =
>counter-productive.

OK, how about this: the GLs were dangerously "right" because they came
close to fixating the universe in their paradigm, which would have
squashed all the others.

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