Re: virus: The "science" of memes?
Tue, 17 Dec 1996 09:58:42 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 16 Dec 1996, XYZ Customer Support wrote:

> > From: Dave Pape <>
> > Check it out! Behold the logic! "I'm right and you're wrong!"..."No, /I'm/
> > right and /you're/ wrong!" This is memes slugging it out in their purest
> > form. This is scientists at a conference yelling at each other. Which
> > happens. Because scientists' beliefs and arguments are formed from memes.
> I have always found that you can argue opinion but you can't argue facts

Elegant inversion of reality.


There is no argument that can convince wilful ignorance to change.

C'est la vie.

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