Re: virus: Re: neural nets

Alexander Williams (
Mon, 06 Jan 1997 20:26:47 -0500

David McFadzean wrote:
> Agreed. I'm afraid we've run out of points of contention in this
> particular line of argument.

Darn it; I'll have to dig up another bone of contention.

> I don't think "belief system" is usually used in a sense that would
> limit to a single meme-complex. In which case is there any difference
> between it and what you call a memesphere?

I think by definition we /have/ to limit a given `belief-system' to a
single meme-complex, but that introduces complexity when talking about
Catholicism which may involve multiple belief-systems itself (trinity vs
whatnot). I think the problem may be that `belief system' itself is

Belief-system in the broadest sense would encompass all beliefs held by
a person and be indistinguishable from memesphere but could also be
applied at a lower scale, while memesphere /only/ refers to the

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