Re: virus: Four Principles Digest

Drakir (
Mon, 07 Apr 1997 15:26:19 +0100

Reed Konsler wrote:

> >As I understood the levels thing, they had to be defined, as to what
> >each level refered to. I can't remember what the definitions of each
> >level were, but level 3 was all about contradiciting memes in the same
> >memesphere or something, wasn't it?
> >
> >Anyway, the point is, that the content of each level was defined by a
> >person, and thus until someone defines higher levels, they do not exist,
> >surely.
> The model is invented. The underlying substance existed.

Yes, but before the model was applied, there was no level 1, 2 or 3,
simply because they /are/ the model.

> There are certianly more "levels" Perhaps I mean to say that we will discover
> that there is a hierarchy of "stages" between level-2 and level-3. Or perhaps
> level 3 is a misguided crutch, like Maxwell's concept of aether as a medium for
> electromagnetic waves. The aether turned out to be was
> Maxwell's
> equations that were important and that are still at the core of the science
> meme-complex.

I would say that it's better to say that the "potential" for more levels



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