RE: virus: STOP! not another tautology thread!

Robin Faichney (
Wed, 11 Jun 1997 16:09:00 +0100

Richard wrote:
>Robin wrote:
>>It still seems to me that you can't test whether "good memes"
>>will out-compete "bad" ones...
>OK, here ya go. The DEFINITION of "good meme" (technically "fit meme")
>is replicative success. You can then hypothesize and test empirically
>what characteristics such fit memes would have. Really, I spend a good
>chunk of my book on this. Did you miss it?

Yes. The book, that is! I guess I should read it before
saying any more.