Re: virus: level 3 minds

KMO prime (
Tue, 22 Oct 1996 16:15:35 EDT

The fact that Scientologists are manipulative, litigeous, predatory scum
doesn't mean that they don't have a good idea of how the mind works. In
fact, Scientology's propagative success can be taken as a measure or how
useful a model of human cognition they employ.

Take care. -KMO

On Tue, 22 Oct 1996 12:43:41 -0400 (EDT) (John
Porter) writes:
>> Focussing on ideas as patterns of information which move through a
>> of hosts, evolve to increase their propagative potential and compete
>> other such patterns for propagative resources is central to
>> If Scientology lacks this focus then the similarities between the
>two modes
>> of thinking are superficial.
>Perhaps. I was refering mainly to Mr. Brodie's "Mind Levels", which,
>persist in maintaining, smacks of Scientology.
>And the notion that we are "programmed" with memes, and that such
>memetic programming is controllable and erasable, is *very* similar
>to a tenet of Scientology. Not superficial, in my opinion.
>John Porter