RE: virus: Why religious?

Wade T. Smith (
Tue, 15 Oct 1996 20:37:00 -0400

>Erik Chelstad wrote:
>> It seems as though once a meme takes hold, the rest of the family starts
>> pulling up in rusty trucks full of broken furniture and moving in.
>Nice metaphor! I was thinking of rain drops requiring a seed
>around which to form but yours is much more satisfying.
>Jason McVean

Well, yes, it is certainly a very nice metaphor for a set of religious
memes, with the addition of 'the rest of the inbred and malformed

But ain't there meme-sets of graceful purpose and healthy limbs? Who engage
in meaningful and adaptive breedings with beauty and direction?

Wade T. Smith | "There ain't nuthin' you | shouldn't do to a god."
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