Re: virus: Memetical Axioms

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Sun, 21 Sep 1997 17:18:54 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 21 Sep 1997, Brett Lane Robertson wrote:

> Eva,
> If you draw memes controling you and I draw you controling memes...what does
> that have to do with what memes do?
> Brett


My mind is the phenomenon that emerges from the interaction of memes in
the environment provided by my genes and circumstances. When I say "my
memes control me", I am capturing one aspect of that reality. When I say
"I control my memes", I am capturing another. The latter view tells me I
can be selective about my beliefs; the former tells me why that's important.

thinking of the Escher engraving of two hands drawing each other