[FoRK] Putting a little fear of Evolution in folks....
Albert S. <
albert.scherbinsky at rogers.com
> on >
Wed Mar 15 13:58:58 PST 2006
The human male cannot reproduce on its own, it
requires the assistance of the human female to do so.
Therefore, the human male is a parasite, and is not
OK, so what we consisder to be alive is interesting
but still a matter of convention.
--- Adam L Beberg <beberg at mithral.com> wrote:
> Albert Scherbinsky wrote on 3/15/2006 12:35 PM:
> > Good question.
> > I'm inclined to believe that they are alive.
> > with genetic material that reproduce are alive,
> To mash the 2 current threads together...
> Virii are kinda like people on welfare. They
> certainly cannot survive on
> their own, nor reproduce without help from the
> machinery of other living
> things. Neither is something any living thing wants
> around. They are a
> great drain on the host, and eventually kill it, be
> it a host cell or a
> welfare state.
> So if you spot either, kill it as fast as you
> possibly can before it
> kills you.
> So while a virus has genetic material, it's not
> really "alive". It is
> instructions to create life tho, a bit chicken and
> egg I suppose. Fun to
> debate, but totally pointless, in the end you're
> dead either way.
> Disclaimer: This post was in no way about France,
> even if it seems like
> it. ;)
> Adam L. Beberg
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