RE: virus: God's Invisible Hand

Richard Brodie (
Sun, 19 Oct 1997 13:54:34 -0700

Mike Godwin

Richard Brodie
Author, VIRUS OF THE MIND: The New Science of the Meme
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On Sunday, October 19, 1997 1:10 PM, Tim Rhodes [] wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Oct 1997, chardin wrote:
> > He, too, said that we were getting better and better. All I
> > could think was, how sad. Hitler is just around the corner. Hitler
> > wanted to stamp out all faith too. You know that was one of his big
> > agendas. You're in pretty good company, this church at virus.
> > Hitler thought Christ his worst enemy.
> I remember when I first started looking for imfornation on memes on the
> web about two years ago I found an article about a guy who had said
> something on a newsgroup and what he said was such a good meme that is
> spread all over the web and became known as X's (can't remember his name)
> Law of Debate. It said: "Any arguement has lost all usefulness at the
> point when someone calls the other a nazi."
> Wish I could remember his name...
> -Prof. Tim