virus: Virus of the Mind

Ken Pantheists (
Thu, 09 May 1996 00:56:21 +0000

John A wrote:
> This sounds like an excellent book. I think that it is vital for humans
> to deprogram our evolutionary and memetic programming. Why let factors
> beyond our control limit us and kick us around while we sit idly by?

There is a bitter twist to the above statement. The idea that we can
"deprogram" ourselves is, itself, a meme. What does de-programming mean?

I think one can de-tox, de-fer or de-liberate... but de-program?