Re: virus: Re: Rationality

Tim Rhodes (
Wed, 26 Feb 1997 09:58:47 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 26 Feb 1997 wrote:

> Influence is a much less powerful word, though. Do memes influence, or
> do they control? Control is something definate, where another does
> what you want, whilst influence is where one's effect on someone /may/
> cause them to act the fashion you wanted them to.

Then I think "influence" is the correct word to describe the effect of a
meme. Don't you?

Prof. Tim