Re: virus: Good idea
Fri, 14 Feb 1997 10:36:12 -0600 (CST)

On Sat, 8 Feb 1997, Lior Golgher wrote:

> Kenneth Boyd wrote:
> On the other hand, the "Judaism" meme-complex has remarkable
> endurance/adaptability. Creating nations dedicated to the meme-complex,
> when the meme-complex has phenotypes dating backwards over 3 millenia,
> is not a typical feat.
> I would expect Judaism to outcompete contraspiritual Christianity within
> 50 years.
> ----
> Unfortunately (but not so surprisingly), the
> spiritual\mystical\semi-paganic streams in Judaism are the ones to gain
> growing popularity nower days. Until now, the Christian conversion
> pressure worked as a certain valve - mystical streams in Judaism
> vanished into Christianity, and only the rational perceptions survived.
> Having a state of your own only increase the mystification process, as
> irrational mystical memes for the mass give corrupted religious parties
> the political mandate to suck public budgets for their own good.

Well...You can't expect the "power source" for the recreation of the
nation to *not* take some payback.

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