RE: virus: META: a rule for the list

Richard Brodie (
Fri, 24 Oct 1997 10:48:57 -0700

On Wednesday, October 22, 1997 8:06 AM, David McFadzean [] wrote:
> At 09:36 AM 10/18/97 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:
> >When something happens that you don't like (or like), detachment is not
> >letting that event control your response. A detached person will let the
> >emotions wash over him like a wave, and respond or not respond in
> >accordance with purpose.
> It took a couple days to sink in, but I think I understand and agree.
> This is also a compelling argument for making decisions consciously
> rather than letting emotions and instincts dictate one's actions.

Yes yes yes!!!

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