[FoRK] Lion, rationality, reason, and seriousness

Lion Kimbro <lionkimbro at gmail.com> on Wed May 9 17:43:45 PDT 2007

On 5/9/07, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> Lion Kimbro wrote:
> >   We shouldn't go saying, "Well, passion is bad, because it's
> >  not reasonable."  When the motor behind reason is, itself,
> >  "passion." (Care, concern, interest, desire, ...)
> And what's behind passion?  Random chance?  Evolutionary bias to do
> something?  ("Instincts")

  Nature.  Nature is what's behind passion.
  Laws of physics and such.

  Yes, "instincts."  Exactly.

  But not rationality.

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