virus: What makes memes compete?

Dave Pape (
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 19:19:47 +0100 (BST)

Reed Konsler im Big Up:

>I believe it ought to be possible to reprogram ones brain to hold
>two contradictory beliefs without cognitive dissonace by mentally separating
>their domains of influence.

Well yeh, by only exercising one belief in one group of situations, and
flexing the other in another group of situations.

>Now, exactly what such a capability would be good for I'm not sure at the
>moment. But I bet in a week we could come up with all kind of things that
>mental-multitasking might be useful for.

Well, you could certainly use it to, in effect, erm... flex your... erm...
meme space. On, as it were, ... ... a fly? Oh, bollocks. :)

Dave Pape
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