Re: virus: Autocatalytic Idea System Examples

Eric Boyd (
Thu, 29 May 1997 12:46:30 -0500

Chitren Nursinghdass wrote:

> We succeed in out-Godeling Godel's Theorem (not absolutely because his theorem
> is correct, but we can do the metasystem transition - see Turchin for that -
> and reach a greater autocatalytic meme set) because we can juggle with
> apparently contradicting ideas. This is how we progress scientifically as well.
> We would not need paradigm shifts for science advancement if all scientists
> had an open mind as well.

It's that level 3 beast again!

> In fact what we should do is consciously favour memetic variation, selection
> then does the rest.

Another memetic insight!


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. -- Benjamin