RE: virus: Belief and Knowledge

Richard Brodie (
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 10:56:35 -0700

Wade wrote:

>Yes, memes are mystical- no-one can settle on a definition of one yet

The definition is pretty well settled among academics along the lines of
the one I use in VIRUS OF THE MIND: a piece of information in a mind
that influences events such that more copies of itself get created in
other minds.

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