RE: virus: Discoveries and Inventions

Richard Brodie (
Sun, 2 Feb 1997 08:13:02 -0800

Reed wrote:

>What is the difference between an invention and a discovery? I'm

"Invention" underscores that the formation of a concept
(distinction-meme) is a human act, and that there are other possible
descriptions and models of the same phenomena. "Discovery" leads the
mind to believe that there was a noumen lying around the cosmos waiting
to be stumbled upon and known.

>Richard Brodie +1.206.688.8600
>CEO, Brodie Technology Group, Inc., Bellevue, WA USA
>Do you know what a "meme" is?