Re: virus: a tangent

Corey A. Cook (
Mon, 17 Mar 1997 18:29:05 -0800

Martz wrote:
> Loki wrote:
> >Given that such memetic immune systems exist, how would one construct a
> >meme to damage the action of the immune system, making someone somewhat
> >more open-minded? (Mo, this is not a sneaking question about how to
> >convince Objectivists they're wrong...)
> Beware. Memetic AIDS.

hmm. Sounds kind of like Robert Wilson's "neophile"--a person that
fear new things, as opposed to a "neophobe". He claimed that there was
way to transform someone from a neophobe to a neophile, but I havn't
it out all the way yet.

Corey A. Cook

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