Re: virus: Memetics: our obligations

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 27 Jun 1997 09:31:00 +0100

David McFadzean wrote:
>At 07:38 PM 25/06/97 -0500, Eric Boyd wrote:
>>> The short answer is this. If not your memes, whose?
>>hmmmm. Not sure I like the inherent selfish nature of that answer.
>>then, life is about selfishness, eh?
>Consider that your options are exhausted by only three possibilities:
> - promote memes you believe in
> - promote memes you don't believe in
> - abstain
>Now which do you choose?

I'm training "my" memes to promote themselves.

Actually, that's a lie -- I'm not bothering to do any
such thing, just assuming that any meme worth
its salt is already into self-promotion. But I do
try to keep the channels (output *and* input) wide