RE: virus: Delusions

Richard Brodie (
Sun, 12 Oct 1997 21:59:17 -0700

On Friday, October 10, 1997 3:57 PM, David McFadzean
[] wrote:
> So if a map seems to be invalid, it is more likely that it just has
> a different purpose?

An odd attribution of selfness to the map! No, I wouldn't say that. Just
that some maps are better than others for certain purposes. Leaving detail
out, for instance, makes life easier.

> Are the people who use astrology for predictive
> purposes just confused about its real purpose?

More likely you're confused about THEIR real purpose.

Richard Brodie
Author, VIRUS OF THE MIND: The New Science of the Meme
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