Re: virus: 'Meaning of Life' Memes

D.H.Rosdeitcher (
Sun, 7 Sep 1997 21:05:56 -0400

Ken McE wrote:

> The notions of meaninglessness and pointlessness may be built in
>biological defenses, like the ability to vomit when you eat something
>poisonous. Humans and memetic ability have beeen co evolving long
>enough for us to have some basic resistance to undigestible memes.

Biological defenses against what? Is a sense of meaning poisonous? --David