RE: virus: Original Thoughts

Wade T.Smith (
Mon, 23 Jun 97 09:05:20 -0400

>How did those ancient and ritualistic practices among native peoples
>survive? What can we learn / use from them to improve our understanding
>of memetics?

And these are good points. (They have nothing to do with what I was
criticizing, yes, perhaps a trifle perfunctorily, but nonsense is

I have the utmost respect and admiration for folklore, and the study of
such is an important and responsible cultural tool.

I even have a respect for the study of urban legends, and other arcane
paradings of modern nonsense.

But I do not respect such prattle being presented as fact.

Wade T. Smith