Re: virus: Memetic sex

Tim Rhodes (
Sun, 23 Feb 1997 12:21:42 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 22 Feb 1997, Eva-Lise Carlstrom wrote:

> One odd thing about memetic 'sex' as contrasted with the
> standard genetic version is that rather than creating a new entity with a
> new combination of the old materials, it changes the existing ones.

Not so unlike "the standard genetic version", really. If you can leave
unchanged by it, you'er either doing it wrong or doing it with the wrong

Creation isn't always reproduction, Eva.

Prof. Tim