RE: virus: Virus-supportive Psychology

Richard Brodie (
Fri, 10 Oct 1997 13:00:02 -0700

The source of the "levels" terminology is the book VIRUS OF THE MIND by Richard Brodie.

Richard Brodie
Author, VIRUS OF THE MIND: The New Science of the Meme
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On Thursday, October 9, 1997 9:05 AM, McAllen, C. [] wrote:
> What is it about human psychology that encourages the proliferation and
> transmission of viruses? How can one make use of such knowledge to create
> better meme-complexes which will have a high probability of not only
> spreading, but of being able to counter limiting/destructive memes?
> Would someone take a moment to explain "levels" terminology or refer me to
> source?
> Captain