RE: virus: FWD: The nature of truth

Dave Pape (
Wed, 26 Feb 1997 23:16:48 GMT

At 03:55 25/02/97 -0800, Richard wrote:
>Dave Pape wrote:
>This equation is okay as an approximate explanation, but doesn't
>what actually goes on in a test tube (and certainly not what'd happen
>in the
>seas of pre-life Earth, where effectively you'd be dealing with a huge,
>worldwide dynamic chemical equilibrium which still hasn't settled).
>I would say that NO explanation of ANYTHING reflects what ACTUALLY goes
>on ANYWHERE. But that doesn't mean it's not a useful explanation.

Yeh but, I'm wondering if there's a MORE USEFUL explanation of the cognitive
phenomena that you apply "level 1/2/3" to.

Hey Rich... what do you think of the following question? I posted it a lil
while ago but got no answer:

>Sometimes at work I say to myself "right, sod thinking about work, I'm
going to think about memetics," or I'll say "I want to think about bits of
scriptwriting," etc.
>I flick between memetic structures during my day at work. Is this Level 3?

Dave Pape
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