Re: virus: Original Thoughts

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 24 Jun 1997 22:40:31 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 24 Jun 1997, Eric Boyd wrote:

> In the process of adding meme's together, they /become more than the
> sum of thier parts/.
> <A>+<B> = <A>+<B>+<interaction of <A> and <B>> = <C>.
> In the same way that consciousness is an Emergent property of a bunch of
> neurons, I think that novility is an emergent property of meme
> combination. Whether or not such a combination of meme's really counts
> as an "Orginal Idea" or not depends more on your definition of "Orginal"
> than anything else. Everyone happy?

Quite, really.

-Prof. Tim