virus: Re: How did we get here?

Peter Charlot (
Mon, 10 Feb 1997 19:08:39 -1000

Hakeeb A. Nandala wrote:

>It's my belief that a lot of people on this list thought up the "meme"
>concept long before they came across the formal Dawkins definition.
>It's also my belief that people gravitate towards ideas that they already
>have i.e. their "meta-memes".
Definitely. In turn these meta-memes interact as distinct individuals with
other meta-memes, forming ever larger groups until there exists the single
homo-sapien "consciousness" who looks out across the universe wondering if
there is an inter-stellar E-mail group it could correspond with.