Re: mind

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 23:39:52 GMT

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    Hi Steve Drew -

    >Isn't this the bit where human inventiveness and curiosity come in. I reckon
    >a bushman has a better chance of finding food in my society than i would in

    There's a film by Kurosawa that he made in Russia where a man who lived
    all his life on the tundra, after saving the life of a soldier, is taken
    back to the soldier's city to live with him and his family. He could not.
    In 'Walkabout' the aborigine kills himself when the civilization he's
    approaching becomes obvious.

    Finding food is only part of it.

    >> Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated.
    >Vogons and Borg. Nice combination. :-) (BTW, you never did come back with
    >a guess at the quote "think of it as evolution in action". Quite relevant in
    >this list)

    Finding all the instantiations of 'resistance is futile' is perhaps as
    daunting a task as the taxonomy of boy bands.... The Borg said it, the
    Vogons said it, the Daleks said it, I think Ming said it in the Buster
    Crabbe Flash Gordons.... Was it also part of Plan 9 from Outer Space?

    I didn't come back because I missed it.... But, I don't know. Jurassic

    - Wade

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