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From: "Andy Robertson" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Scylla, Oreb and transmigrational chain yanking
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 21:56:38 +0100

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From: "Nigel Price" 
> environment in 5HC. (Hmmm. There must be more room in Mr Million than in
> poor old Oreb's head. Mr Million does at least talk in complete sentences.
> Anybody know what the data capacity of a night chough's brain might be?
> or less than a fine old Spectrum 48, I wonder?)

A cubic millimeter of brain has 14 kilometers of biological wiring packed
into it.   There is no comparion between the brain of any living creature
and ANY contemporary computer.

I won't comment on the Pharasees/Saducsees debate, but I will note one other
thing about Wolfe.   Apparently machines - computer, Taloses, Solders and
chems - are themselves to be redemeed, and become children of God.

Isn't that interesting?  It also occurs in Lafferty (ARRIVE AT EASTERWINE)
and in Cordwainer Smith, but neither of them thought to preent it as
accepted, routine, ordinary, boring.

    hartshorn    (no capital H, no terminal e)


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