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

Martz (
Fri, 14 Feb 1997 19:53:40 +0000

On Wed, 12 Feb 1997, Richard Brodie <> wrote:

>I don't recall anyone mentioning Plato here until recently. But we're
>certainly not idealists in that sense, if that's what you mean. Memetics
>is merely a useful model.

Plato. Wasn't he the guy who gave his memes power by packaging them
along with weak anti-memes and dressing the result up as a fictional
debate, giving him control over both sides of the argument?



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