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

Sodom (
Tue, 21 Oct 1997 16:39:44 -0400

Richard Brodie wrote:

> On Monday, October 20, 1997 1:15 AM, Charmin
> [] wrote:
> > The onus is on science to show that it is somehow superior to other
> > disciplines for determining the truth.
> Looking beyond the surface of Cathy's challenge, can we agree that the
> onus
> really is on science? Look what we're competing against! Living in a
> world
> of spaceships, vaccines, and computers, there are still reasonably
> intelligent people who think science has no special power to discover
> the
> truth! Memebers, we need to add good memes to the scientific method if
> we
> want it to dispel such ignorance!
> Richard Brodie
> Author, VIRUS OF THE MIND: The New Science of the Meme
> Visit Meme Central:

Rah, rah, rah. Cheers all around. We do need to add good memes to the
scientific method. Why didn't I think of that?