RE: virus: Re: Sling Blade

Dan Plante (
Mon, 07 Apr 1997 00:11:39 -0700

At 11:08 PM 4/4/97 -0800, Richard Brodie wrote:
>Lee wrote:
>>And "rational ideas", i.e., those that more closely
>>represent objective reality than their alleles, have a higher copying
>>fidelity than irrational ones, because reality itself can be used for
>If you think about it, you may come to see that it is more like
>"simplistic ideas" or "intuitively pleasing" ideas than "rational" or
>"real" memes that are better at propagating.

And if you step back and look at the big picture first, you may subsequently
find yourself asking "Why did these intuitively pleasing ideas come to be
better at propagating?"