RE: virus: 9 out of 10 podiatrists recommend you read this thread. was hidden *sex* persuader *sex*

Richard Brodie ()
Fri, 16 May 1997 15:46:16 -0700

Nate wrote:

>I disagree that everything is a meme.

Not everything is a meme, but the NAME of everything is a meme.

>I would think if you wrote down every ad you were exposed
>to you'd see that you are immune to a large portion of them. By
>trying to spot advertisements that you can see that you are immune.
>in point might be those blurbs on Web pages. Who advertises on
> I can name some but not all..

All that tells you is what you're conscious of. A better indicator is
your behavior, especially when confronted with a buying decision
involving an advertised brand versus another. These ads (especially
subliminal) work on your unconscious mind.

>Did anyone else go to the site? One of the people I
>forwarded Brodie's announcement to visitied it and urged me to see it.
> Very scary ... in the same way that Rush L. is scary ... memetics for
>self-aggrandizement is a destructive tool.

I'm telling you, this is the kind of thing that goes on! And this was
all going on BEFORE I wrote VIRUS OF THE MIND. People need to know!

Richard Brodie +1.425.688.8600
CEO, Brodie Technology Group, Inc., Bellevue, WA, USA
Do you know what a "meme" is?