Re: virus: Truth

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Wed, 30 Jul 1997 13:00:08 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 30 Jul 1997, Kirt A. Dankmyer -- aka Loki wrote:

> >Truth is NOT one of the strong selectors for memes.
> But it certainly helps if it meme *seems* true in relation to whatever
> memes are swimming around in one's head (usually ones gleaned from one's
> culture). Certainly the "The sky is made of purple jello" meme hasn't done
> very well...

Right. In other words, although truth is not a strong selector,
consistency is. Which is covered in _Virus of the Mind_; you should read
it. :)