RE: What the hell is a false meme? (was: Re: virus: Destroying

Dave Pape (
Sun, 16 Feb 1997 20:21:14 GMT

At 09:52 13/02/97 -0600, Ken wrote:

>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.

Yup. I concede. I agree with you. Wish I could shake this tendency to go
into every argument I have like it's a glass-fight in a pub.

Dave Pape
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