Re: virus: Level 3

Tim Rhodes (
Thu, 27 Feb 1997 23:48:25 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 26 Feb 1997, Dave Pape wrote:

> At 20:51 24/02/97 -0800, Tim wrote:
> >> I flick between memetic structures during my day at work. Is this Level 3?
> >
> >I don't know. Do you think to yourself, "In this situation I'll play the
> >rogue and argue for the value of irrationality, but in the next moment the
> >guise of the scholar will best make my point. I'll wear either mask as I
> >see fit for I am aware that this is a puppet show and the best any of us
> >can hope to do is butt up against anothers mask."?
> I believe I do, yes, and I reckon a lot of people do an equivalent of the
> first half of your description quite frequently.

I'd guess the "first half" is close to level 2 and the second half level 3
(or some such thing).

Care to weigh in Richard and risk another beating from David and Tad?

And, yes Dave, we are all from Seattle and all run self-help groups. So
do you, you just haven't realized it yet. ;)

Prof. Tim