virus: Review

Reed Konsler (
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 12:45:37 -0400 (EDT)

>Date: Sun, 17 Aug 1997 18:02:50 -0500
>From: Eric Boyd <>
>Found this on a web page:
>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?

Militant Rationalists...

I like it.


Reed Konsler