Re: virus: Religion

David McFadzean (
Wed, 28 May 1997 14:51:55 -0600

At 01:49 PM 28/05/97 -0500, Eric Boyd wrote:

> -- the way I see it, then, the entire idea of the CoV is in question
>here. We are competing directly for the same meme space with
>Christianity, right? (this is why it is called Virus, right? To
>deliberatly make people aware that we are going to change their views...


>the CoV is founded on memetics, but it basically ignores all that
>memetics can teach us about the spread of an idea. Why?) Why not just

If we are ignoring all that memetics can teach us, it is completely
unintentional. Please enlighten us.

>try to modify Christianity so that it becomes the CoV, instead of trying
>to convert people? (for instance, John's view of Christianity is quite
>acceptable, right?)

We're not trying to convert anyone. Besides, there is no reason to choose
a single vector. We can have the CoV, *and* modify Christianity.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus