Re: virus: Review

Tim Rhodes (
Sun, 17 Aug 1997 23:39:21 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 17 Aug 1997, Eric Boyd wrote:

> Chuch of Virus
> An offshoot of the Extropians. It's actually not so much a religion ---
> even a ``a memetically engineered atheistic religion'' --- as
> a bunch of militant rationalists who've O.D.'d on Richard Dawkins and
> general systems theory (the latter a boondoggle if there
> ever was one). ``The name [Virus] was chosen to be deliberately
> antagonistic, to put people on their guard and let them know
> this idea was designed to infect them. Call it truth in advertising.''
> [CRS, himself a militant rationalist fond of Dawkins]
> What a great review, eh?

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