RE: virus: Four Principles Digest

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Wed, 02 Apr 1997 11:35:36 -0800

James wrote:
>Imagine that a given meme-ecology, say the French body-politic (randomly
>chosen) needs innoculation against a virulent toxic-meme complex, say
>Nazism. How can you test a hopefully-benign strain of French National
>Socialism for efficacy? Do you later deliberately introduce virulent
>French National Socialism and observe for atrocities?
>The penalties for failure are enormous.
>Should we be trying to develop antibody memes for general application
>against widespread forms of antisocial behavior? What might such memes
>be, and what test protocol would demonstrate their efficacy? How do we
>locate a control group (uninfected) for comparison purposes?

Who is "we"?

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159