Re: virus: Buddhism and memetics

Ken Pantheists (
Wed, 12 Mar 1997 00:55:20 -0700

Robin Faichney wrote:

> Another koan of mine fell to the memes. Q. "Who drives
> you?" A. "The memes of course." This isn't just an
> intellectual answer, but a way of seeing yourself as a
> temporary passing construction. The question dissolves
> when both self and driver are seen as memes.

Fascinating. I don't know enough about Buddhism to comment, but this
touches on one thing that interests me. "Yourself as a passing
construct" speaks of a thoroughly postmodern mind/body.

  Ken Pantheists