virus: Complex system

Richard Brodie (
Thu, 11 Sep 1997 12:05:37 -0700

On Sunday, September 7, 1997 5:36 PM, D.H.Rosdeitcher
[] wrote:
I see no convincing evidence that
> we're part of a complex system.

In FIGMENTS OF REALITY, Cohen and Stewart give the example of a crowd
exiting the theater. Each individual may have free will about his or her
movements, yet the movement of the crowd is predictable.

Richard Brodie
Author, VIRUS OF THE MIND: The New Science of the Meme
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