Re: The story-telling ape (was virus: Logic)

Marie Foster (
Tue, 14 Oct 1997 15:27:02 -0700

David McFadzean wrote:

> Whenever we wonder why we exhibit some particular behavior or trait,
> a good explanation will involve showing how it is in the best interest
> of some meme or gene that we do.[1] This is the level of logic: this
> trait will propagate if and only if it is in the best interest of
> these replicators which have influence over the production of said
> trait.[2]

How do you fit self destructive behaviours into this model?