Re: virus: CoV Memetics: Mysticism of the 90's

Martz (
Wed, 12 Feb 1997 00:46:39 +0000

On Tue, 11 Feb 1997, David Rosdeitcher <>
> Here is how CoV works off people's inability to know what's essential and
>what is not essential: Basically, someone makes an assertion (thesis). Another
>person takes that assertion and takes a meme within that assertion and distorts
>that meme out of context and sends the original statement off on a tangent.

People tend to respond to the parts of a post they are;

a) Opposed to
b) Amused by
c) Interested in

If nobody follows on from the essence of your posts then they are;

a) In agreement
b) Unamused
c) Bored

Which applies? Your guess is as good as mine.


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