Re: virus: language

Edward LaBonte (
Wed, 19 Jun 96 10:24:40 -0500

-- [ From: Edward LaBonte * EMC.Ver #2.5.02 ] --

> How would someone explain a meme to those who are deaf, dumb and blind?
> Without language do memes mean anything?

Without language they would be meaningless because they propagate (by
definition) through human social interaction. Helen Keller, who was deaf and
blind, was certainly subject to 'memetic infection' but she had a language.

Ed LaBonte -