Re: virus: Logical beliefs

David McFadzean (
Sat, 31 May 1997 11:04:29 -0600

> From: Chitren Nursinghdass <>
> Date: Saturday, May 31, 1997 5:30 AM

> if you accept the possibility of an autocatalytic set of memes,
> then you also accept that that "starting points" in reasoning
> are like axioms in maths. You just have to believe in some points.

I do accept the possibility of autocatalytic sets of memes. I do
not accept that autocatalytic sets have starting points.

> The very idea of an autocatalytic set reminds me of what we usually
> term circular arguments.

Only for very small sets.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus