Re: virus: Alternative Thought Patterns

Tony Hindle (
Thu, 13 Mar 1997 16:57:36 +0000

In message <>, David
McFadzean <> writes
>At 07:12 PM 12/03/97 +0000, Tony Hindle wrote:
>> I think mind altering stuff increases the "rate of memetic
>>mutation/recombination. The insights gained are partly bollox,
>>partly usefull, the point is only the usefull ones survive one's
>>rational filtering later.
>If you change that to "only the useful ones *should* survive..."
>I'd agree.
Done. Now the question is how to reduce the number of non-
useful insights that survive one's rational filtering. I think
constant improvement of the rational filtering is needed. My best
guess is that this is achieved by adding our new insights to our
rational filtering software. I've arrived back at this notion of
consciousness bootstrapping itself upwards again, surprise

>I'll probably be making Virus t-shirts this summer. Or sooner if I
>can drum up some more interest.
>How about the big jade biohazard on a black t-shirt? Do you think
>a URL would make it too geeky?
That would be perfect for Rev. C. I'd put a dog collar on
and it would keep with the semiotics of religion. Put me down for

Tony Hindle.