Re: virus: Is objectivism a meme?

Tony Hindle (
Mon, 3 Mar 1997 02:58:33 +0000

In message <>, David McFadzean
<> writes
>At 08:05 PM 01/03/97 +0000, Tony Hindle wrote:
>> Again, I await their response, but I assumed that the
>>Church of the Virus was so called because it acknowledges that all
>>religions are just collections of mutually suportive memes that
>>spread and change what people believe. Cov therefor was a project
>>intended to have a good think and come up with some mutualy
>>suporting memes that would spread a benign behavioural pattern ( a
>>bit like what jesus tried to do) . The big plus about Cov as a
>>concept was that it makes explicit the fact that it's meme-
>>structure is not "the truth" and is always open for evolution to
>>incorporate better memes at such time as someone creates them.
>Correct (except maybe for "benign" depending on what you meant by that).
I was using benign because I've heard it so many times as the
opposite of agressive/dangerous/violent/bad/harmfull.
Let me pick another one.....Good (what is a "good behavioural
pattern" there's a threadsworth :)
>David McFadzean
>Memetic Engineer
>Church of Virus

Tony Hindle.