Re: virus: Angelica de Meme

Tony Hindle (
Fri, 4 Apr 1997 01:47:14 +0100

In message <>,
Tim Rhodes <> writes
>Maybe that's how a religon dies. Maybe when the "meme" pressures outweigh
>the "metaphor" pressures, the story evolves away from its usefullness to
>the culture and moves from being a "truth" into a "myth". Hmmm...
Yes. First it is a literal truth (after the inventor has long
gone). Then in order to survive it becomes a "metaphorical truth". then
a "very abstract metaphorical truth" then all that remains is

Tony Hindle.
Of course Christianity has to adapt to survive in the changing modern world.
If it does not adapt it will die and be replaced by the truth.
...Rev. C. Darwin