Re: virus: Re: Rationality
Thu, 6 Mar 97 11:13:22 GMT

David McFadzean wrote:

> At 01:44 PM 05/03/97 GMT, wrote:
> >Ahah, I think I see this. Memes are shortcut-keys, if you like. They are quick
> >references to more complex functions. Kind of like KMO's Buddist Temple Lion?
> >I'd never thought of meme's like that. That's quite a useful model, cheers.
> I disagree. Names of memes are shortcuts. Memes are the complex functions that
> the names reference.

But how does one know what the meme is called. Is it something that we assign
ourselves, or does it have various "key" words that trigger recognition?