Re: virus: Meta

Mon, 29 Jul 1996 14:06:15 -0500

Ken Pantheists wrote:

>When you really think about it, you can't label all the memes that exert
>selection pressure on other memes-- because they need the counter meme
>to be interpreted as pressure exerting.

What do you mean by 'counter-meme' here?

>A meme will exert pressure only
>in an environment of memes that exert similar pressure.

Could you unpack this a bit?

>A racism meme
>only exerts pressure in an environment of racial tension.

It seems that a pervasive racism meme would generate racial tension in the
environment. I suspect I have not assimilated your point.



You will propagate the C memetic complex.
You will be Conscious of your role as memetic vector.
Resistance is futile.