Re: virus: Fwd: FW: Using Our Brains (those that have one);-)

Kirt A. Dankmyer -- aka Loki (
Wed, 24 Sep 1997 13:57:43 -0400

>at any given time. Then some idiot who has never heard of epilepsy
>came across the research and thought, "wouldn't it be great if we
>could use all our neurons all the time?!". Sadly, as is often the case,
>the mistaken meme took on a life of its own[1]. Did you know the Inuits
>have over 400 words for "snow"?

Perhaps urban legends could be the memetic equivilant to the fruit fly
mentioned in earlier posts: Certainly the stories seem to have a life of
their own, and would seem to be just the sort of thing to point to when
explaining memes to someone.

Kirt A. Dankmyer <> --- Academic Computing Specialist -- (910) 759-4202 -- PGP public key available.
For the Snark _was_ a Boojum, you see. --Lewis Carroll