Re: virus: The "science" of memes?

XYZ Customer Support (
Tue, 17 Dec 1996 17:55:05 -0700

> From: Dave Pape <>

> XYZ has a brain that's very good at lateral inhibition... out of which
> arises a state where his/her memes compete with each other very fiercely,
> meaning that (a) s/he's quite argumentative and (b) s/he is very convinced
> about how right s/he is.

A. Don't expect me to gullibly agree with anything you say. You are free to
do so.
B. I have never implied that I am right. I am very convinced that memetics is
a fad and many of you are just gullibly going along with the fad.

Feel free to prove to me that memetics isn't a fad but a science.

> There is no such thing as anything.

Then how come you call "anything" a "thing"?