RE: virus: Church of Virus/Memetics/Faith

Richard Brodie (
Tue, 27 May 1997 09:16:30 -0700

David McF wrote:

>You lost me there. Irrational almost always gets you the opposite
>of what you seek. I don't see how that is useful unless you are
>self-destructive or something.

Rational thought is slow. Acting irrationally, on instinct, can do a lot
for you, especially in relationships with people. People have built in
sensors that read "beware" if they detect you're thinking rather than
responding. Ever notice that a lot of the best salespersons are

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