Re: virus: Memetics: our obligations

Eric Boyd (
Wed, 25 Jun 1997 19:38:31 -0500

Richard Brodie wrote:

> I thought this was so important I devoted the final chapter of my
> best-selling masterwork VIRUS OF THE MIND to it. (VIRUS OF THE MIND is
> available for a limited time only from the Memetics Bookstore
> at a 40% discount --

That's it, I'm gonna buy it. I'm not "into" this consumer culture
thing, and I generally view consumption as morally wrong, but somethings
you have to buy. Food, water, shelter, memetic variation. The four
necessities of life.

> The short answer is this. If not your memes, whose?

hmmmm. Not sure I like the inherent selfish nature of that answer. But
then, life is about selfishness, eh?