RE: virus: Being a slave to <reason> leads inevitably to delusion

Richard Brodie (
Sun, 21 Feb 1999 19:03:32 -0800

MemeLab wrote:

<<If somebody is in their own world, (as Reed's last message seemed to indicate
to me), I can't command him to join me or the rest of us. I may humor him occasionally on his turf, but in general I have already told him, that his terms are not acceptable. He says I play "semantics games", and that I am too
"abstract", and then he turns around and accuses me of a "lack of
when I say similar things about his stuff. Some gaps may never be closed. And that is fine with me also.>>

Isn't it interesting how frequently people project themselves onto others? It's almost as if MemeLab were talking about himself!

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