RE: virus: virus church
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 22:28:17 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 8 Nov 1996, Lior Golgher wrote:

> Richard Brodie wrote:
> >That is religion for the masses, not a council of elders.
> In which environment would a 'council of elders' style religion have a
> greater survivability than a religion for the masses?
> Which selective conditions make a religion based on studying and
> debating dominant over dumb religion based on emotional preachings for
> mobs?
> it's too polarized but please handle it anyway.

Terraform the masses!

This is probably a long-term project, and contrary to the Taoist
prescriptions for stable government [hmm...]:

If the masses are intellectual, we lose the above distinction.

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd