Re: virus: What makes memes compete?

Tony Hindle (
Wed, 16 Apr 1997 12:03:57 +0100

In message <>,
Tim Rhodes <> writes
>> I reckon that in order to not have cognitive dissonance one
>> would need to create a new meme which "explains to oneself" why it was
>> ok to hold two contradictory beliefs (e.g, "anything for a quiet life").
>> This new meme would mean that one wasnt really holding two contradictory
>> beliefs anymore.
>Would this meme be analogous to the religious/spiritual concept of "seeing
>past the duality" then?
I dont know, what is this concept of seeing past the duality?
Tony Hindle.