RE: virus: Altruism, Empathy, the Superorganism, and the Priso ner's

Wright, James 7929 (
Mon, 21 Apr 97 09:54:00 EDT

Tim wrote:
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>Yes, and a good one. Maybe in future we can ivoke the "Reed Principle"
>when we start to get too tied up in ourselves and seeing our memes win.
>Of course the parties invovled won't be able to see the need of invoking
>this, so we may need to count on others, not involed in the particular
>debate, to step in and tell us to chill out. (Yes, Eva, I got this idea
>from our conversation.)
>Can we all agree to step back for a moment and *just listen* when
>invokes the Reed Principle on us? <
Sounds reasonable; I am willing to give it a try.