from the is it bad to torture virtual puppies? dept.
Ben Mehling writes
"I couldn't resist - The VIRTUAL CREATURES project is an NSF funded research and development project. The interdisciplinary team is exploring the educational potential of a new way of seeing living creatures and interacting with them. They want help from students and teachers alike to suggest/design teaching modules. This is a very interesting concept in education... "
Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one.
Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.
-- Lazarus Long