Re: virus: Memetics debates

Thu, 07 Nov 1996 01:14:48 -0800 wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Nov 1996, KMO wrote:

> > Uh-oh. I guess I'm a sinner as I sometimes read "Family Circus" secure
> > in the knowledge that it will disgust me with its syrupy
> > sentimentality. I will even peek a Cathy from time to time even though
> > I know its particular brand of yuppy self-absorption and general
> > banaility with disgust me. Guess I'm a sinner too.
> But it's unfair to classify yourself based on someone else's terms.
> Especially someone else whose culture you don't agree with.

So I'm not really a sinner? I don't know how I feel about that.
There's something liberating about the knowledge that one is irredemable

> > Actually, I'm sure the right-wingers hated it, but the most vocal
> > critics were from the other side of the political spectrum.
> Hmm...

That is, feminists and politically correctoids hated the strip and were
vocal about it.

Take care. -KMO