Re: virus: A Memetic Analysis of the Lord's Prayer

Eric Boyd (
Fri, 27 Jun 1997 00:26:40 -0500

Reed Konsler wrote:
> Were you around for the 4-principles debate? You might check the
> archives. I agree censoring useful information isn't an approprite behavior.

Indeed I was a lurker then... perhaps that lesson is why I'm so agitated
about this now...

<snip good reasons>
> After all, a gentleman has to look after his reputation. ;-)

hmmm. An interesting thing to point out here is the level 3 meme.
Since level 3 is about transending meme's and releasing our hold on them
(and I've got the credit card ready now... just gotta get back online
and order!), I'd say that your reputation wasn't really at stake[1]. We
all know you don't beleive the meme anymore than we do. It's just a


[1] On a 'conscious' level that is. Subconsciously, I have no idea what
would happen...