RE: What the hell is a false meme? (was: Re: virus: Destroying CoV)
Thu, 13 Feb 1997 09:52:17 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 7 Feb 1997, Dave Pape wrote:

> At 14:37 06/02/97 -0800, Richard wrote:
> >Vicki wrote:
> >>Even in memetic terms, it's relevant that people will continue to host
> >>memes that contradict available evidence.
> >
> >Absolutely. And in fact ALL mapping memes are simplifications and
> >therefore inaccurate to some degree. Even that statement I just made!
> I'd say that slipping into transmitting the meme "absolutely" represents
> evidence of level-2 thinking...

No. The ability to shift reference frames doesn't preclude the use of
reference frames that use the meme "absolutely". It *does* preclude the
exclusive use of a single reference frame.

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd