RE: RE: virus: materialism and other worldviews

Richard Brodie (
Fri, 19 Feb 1999 08:19:43 -0800

Joe Dees wrote:

<<When people attempt to not philosophize they only end up philosophizing
implicitly and poorly, whether they call their position an it an ist, an ish, an ing or an ian.>>

Do you have any evidence to back that claim? For instance, have you done any studies, or do you know of any, that show that people with explicit rational philosophies are more successful in any way than others? Or do you just take it on faith that it's true?

Richard Brodie Author, "Virus of the Mind: The New Science of the Meme" Free newsletter! Visit Meme Central at