RE: virus: Fwd: The Laws of Cargo Cult Science

Richard Brodie (
Mon, 20 Oct 1997 15:30:05 -0700

On Monday, October 20, 1997 8:47 AM, Marie Foster [] wrote:
> I have
> wondered about the reason why people have picked a virus analogy to help
> explain the phenomena.

I picked it because it was scary; i.e., had good memes.

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