RE: virus: Four Principles Digest

Richard Brodie (
Mon, 31 Mar 1997 15:05:53 -0800

David McF wrote:

>Can you see how attaching a "forbidden knowledge" label to an idea
>gives it more appeal? People will actively seek it out. If you have
>the meme but refuse to release it because it is too powerful for
>mere mortals, people without the meme will assume the worst of you:
>that you are using it for your own purposes. I think we've seen an
>example of that right here.

I am always attempting to get people to think. But I stop short of
planting smartdrugs in the water supply.

Richard Brodie +1.206.688.8600
CEO, Brodie Technology Group, Inc., Bellevue, WA, USA
Do you know what a "meme" is?