Re: virus: Re: virus-digest V2 #27

Dave Pape (
Sun, 2 Feb 1997 22:00:26 GMT

At 22:42 02/02/97 -0800, Lior wrote:
>Reed Konsler asked:
>What is the difference between an invention and a discovery?
>Discovery - It was there before, we've only revealed it.
>Invention - It wasn't there before, we've formed it.

Inventions are engineering metasystems which emerge from the interaction of
memes, organisms (largely human), and the components of the inventions

>Humans can't create.


Dave Pape
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