RE: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

David McFadzean (
Tue, 23 Sep 1997 18:12:07 -0600

At 04:54 PM 9/23/97 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:
>The point, my friend, is that EVERYTHING is a metaphor. I am sure you will
>agree with this. Yet when you start digging in you heels and talking about
>"reasonable" as if it meant something other than whatever interpretation we
>happen to give it today, I think you may lose sight of this basic truth.

I'm no longer sure of what you mean by 'everything'. If metaphors have only
been around as long as memes, would you say that nothing existed before humans?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus