Re: virus: Memetical Axioms

Brett Lane Robertson (
Sun, 21 Sep 1997 21:39:27 -0500


How many "you's" are there?


At 05:18 PM 9/21/97 -0700, you wrote:
>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

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