RE: Repost: Re: virus: Axioms

Dave Pape (
Sat, 29 Mar 1997 20:28:22 GMT

At 20:08 28/03/97 -0800, Richard B wrote:
>David McF wrote:
>>I don't get it. How can one have aspirations and goals once
>>the self and the ego are dissolved?
>By choosing them consciously.

Now then: the conscious choosing process- is this a memetic process (one
that emerges from memes or other ideas interacting)? Would this processing
fall under the remit of a cognitive Darwinian machine? Not a trick question,
but I /am/ looking for the answer "yes"... :)

And if you didn't pick it up from any of my other recent posts, I thought
VotM was pretty cool. I've got a few snottinesses still about level 3, but I
reckon the book fills a niche for readers that find things like Dennett too
dry. Especially liked the Selfish Meme stuff.

Dave Pape
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