Re: virus: Original meme.

Brett Lane Robertson (
Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:33:35 -0500

I don't remember ever reading what makes something instinctual. Lets try to
define instinct: Is it chemical? Yes probably...many things are. I have
come to think that if it is useful, it gets passed on...and if it gets
passed on long enough, then it is habit...longer, then instinct. Just guessing.


At 09:33 PM 7/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Brett Lane Robertson wrote:
>> >Excuse me if I offer another chance to show my limited education so
>> >far. But aren't instincts, at least partially, based upon urges created
>> >by chemicals in the entity? If I am correct, then antibodies are
>> >operating under instinct. I don't think I can elaborate any further,
>> >it's been a few years since Biology.
>> huh?
>I think I'm trying to define what causes instinct. Is it a chemical
>relationship where you feel good when you do what instinct says. Or, is
>it hardwired into the mind/body. Excuse my lack of proper terms.

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