RE: virus: Belief and Knowledge (was: The truth about faith)

Richard Brodie (
Thu, 11 Sep 1997 15:17:45 -0700

On Thursday, September 11, 1997 1:26 PM, David McFadzean
[] wrote:
> At 12:03 PM 9/11/97 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:
> >You're still being teleological, which I think is what people are
objecting to.
> How am I being teleological?

You are being teleological by attributing a purpose or goal to animal
behavior and using the term "reasonable" to refer to behavior that is in
alignment with that purpose or goal.

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