virus: Angelica de Meme

Reed Konsler (
Mon, 7 Apr 1997 12:07:07 +0100

>From: Tim Rhodes <>
>Date: Sun, 6 Apr 1997 13:00:16 -0700 (PDT)

>Have you looked lately at the percent of posts on this list that directly
>explore the nature and/or qualities of memes? I'm not asking for 100%,
>but can we at least raise the number into the double digits, please?

Um, Tim, this is the Church of Virus, not alt.memetics. Meme theory
informs, but doesn't circumscribe, our dialectic. This is a "free-market"
of ideas...each person posts what they wish when it strikes their fancy.
Given that memetics is such a powerful tool, I'm sure we will return to it...
but sometimes the mind, or a discussion group, needs a sabatical.

Remember, everything of significance happened by chance.


Reed Konsler