Re: virus: The Virus Homepage stuff

Dave Pape (
Sun, 9 Feb 1997 21:20:35 GMT

At 22:49 07/02/97 +0000, Martz wrote:

>On Fri, 7 Feb 1997, Dave Pape <> wrote:
>>Furthermore, I don't think Richard himself "processes at level 3" for a very
>>high percentage of the time. His postings sometimes mention words like
>>"absolutely", and make flat statements about things, rather than saying that
>>they are memes which at that time are dominant over their competitors in his
>>memetic ecology.
>Non-sequiter. What he says and how he thinks may be two very different

So his memes aren't very good at getting from his brain to his emails? In
that case, I cancel my order for Virus of the Mind, and we must ignore his

Dave Pape
If you mapped memespace onto a 2D plane, then made a 3-D graph with
Activation Level as the vertical axis, and animated shots of the graph over
time, it'd look like the progress of some crazy Hokusai ocean.

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