Re: virus: Repost: Re: Then the fish'll go grrrr...

Tony Hindle (
Sat, 29 Mar 1997 02:29:54 +0000

In message <>, Lior Golgher
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>I wrote:
>> Just thought of a metaphor:
>> Imagine two aquarium - a religious one and a scientific one. Within each
>> there's a fish. If you try to put the aquariums side by side, then the
>> fish'll go grrrr one at the other, fluttering tails and attacking the
>> glass. Merging the aquariums is naturally inconsiderable.
>> Science and religion are two different sets, two different biospheres.
>> And they don't necessarily have to fight over one's memesphere.

Given enough time the fish in the science bowl will sprout
legs, leave the bowl, grow brains and have adventures beyond the
wildest imaginings of the fish in the religious bowl.

Tony Hindle.
Memetics is the science of art