Re: virus: Normativity

Tim Rhodes (
Thu, 26 Jun 1997 10:15:16 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 25 Jun 1997, KMO wrote:

> Prof Tim had some great things to say about how he used to leave a wake
> of shattered worldviews, but now he finds himself exercising increasing
> caution and choosing his crusades with care. Is it a knowledge of
> memetics that motivated this new reserve, or is it the accumulated
> wisdom that comes from seeing backfire after backfire and reassessing
> the value of being compassionate as compared to the value of being
> right?

The later.

-Prof. Tim