Re: virus: Re: Rationality
Mon, 3 Mar 97 13:43:19 GMT

Prof. Tim wrote:

> All the mechanisms you are /aware of/ are memes.

I thought that one could be in possession of memes without being
necessarily aware of them. Would you agree?

> > This means that whatever you do, a meme
> > has been the factor which prompts the action.
> Again, I don't see it that way. A meme is the tool your non-conscious
> mind uses to tell your consciousness why it did the said action.

So memes are justifications for actions, and not the reason for the action?
Hmmm ... I'm not sure I agree, but I'll ponder some more, whilst doing this
horrible pile of boring work.

> BTW have
> you read _The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bi-Cameral
> Mind_?

I havn't. Any chance of a brief run down before I consider it?