RE: virus: Church of Virus/Memetics/Faith

Robin Faichney (
Wed, 28 May 1997 11:22:00 +0100

David McFadzean wrote:
>Acting on instinct isn't necessarily irrational. In fact it is almost
>always rational (which is why the behavior evolved in the first place).
>Instincts tend only to be irrational in an environment significantly
>different from the environment in which it evolved.

Do you judge the instinct as ir/rational before or after
acting on it?