Re: virus: Power

Shira Evans (
Fri, 26 Jul 1996 13:48:00 +0000

Ken Pantheists and others,

Thanks for your response.

I don't understand the stuff about > bounced this
message back to me.> They send me a wierd message about some request
that I never made.

Anyway... I think I understand what your trying to express. I agree
that the concern may not be so much about good and evil as much as
about the need to address how memetics are to be utilized.

In regards to the question about the Virian Church, Ken Pantheists

>Sure, why not? One confronts ethical dilemmas when dealing with genetic material, why wouldn't the same hold true for memetic material?>

The issue that I really would like for you and others to address is
the need for memetics to be dealt with on the same level as "genetic

Why the need to regulate or control? People will usually find ways to
abuse whatever concepts they desire to abuse....