Re: virus: Re: virus-digest V1 #118

XYZ Customer Support (
Sat, 21 Dec 1996 21:12:39 -0700

> From: Ken Pantheists <>

>>Now for the real puzzle. If you were paying conscious attention to
>>what I have been saying all along, you would know what that meme
>>is. Are you aware of what that meme is? Or has it subltely infected
>>you without you even knowing what hit you?

> XYZ, a bigger puzzle is how you manage to blunder through a conversation
> about memetics, clearly not understanding many of its central tenets;
> (case in point)
> "Christianity was useful. Communnism is still useful. Dictatorship
> is still useful. I see alot of uncertainty in saying that something is
> "right" because it is useful."

> And then claim to have engineered some super meme.

> That's not a puzzle. It's a joke.

> You don't believe in memetics remember?

> Cripes-- if you're going to perform for us, at least get your character
> straight.

Cripes, can't you pay attention? I believe in memes but not in
memetics or the so-called science of memetics.