Re: virus: Rationality

David McFadzean (
Fri, 28 Feb 1997 18:04:33 -0700

At 03:27 PM 28/02/97 -0000, Andy Cheyne Service-LL wrote:

>I think you've hit upon an important dynamic of the CoV here. I suspect
>that, broadly speaking, we can divide the membership into "soft"
>memeticists (who, as you say, view memes as a usful metaphor, when it
>works) and "hard" memeticists (who see in memetics the beginnings of a
>description of an actual mechanism).

What about the ones that think that descriptions of actual mechanisms
are useful metaphors?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus