RE: virus: May the best meme win?

Richard Brodie (
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 12:04:22 -0800

Jason wrote:

>This may not affect your main point but I just wanted to point
>out that "dissonant input" is really what drives science. To
>perform a repeatable experiment that give results contradicting a
>"physical law" is huge news in science... quite the opposite of
>pushing it aside after classifying it as useless. There may be
>individuals who do as you describe but science as a whole can't.
>Science quests for self-consistancy, which may be where it
>diverges from level-3, but it certainly does not disregard
>inconvenient information. At least not the field of science I'm
>in. Perhaps social sciences are different.

Jason, re-read what I said...D&D mode militates AGAINST the spread of
science! I LIKE science! It's PEOPLE who make this mistake, not the
scientific method!

Richard Brodie +1.206.688.8600
CEO, Brodie Technology Group, Inc., Bellevue, WA, USA
Do you know what a "meme" is?