Re: virus: Logic Nazi--tripping on your shoelaces

Dave Pape (
Fri, 05 Mar 1999 00:28:21 -0800

At 01:21 04/03/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Dave Pape wrote:
>>calendars are a kind of
>>early form of meme-transmission aid, aren't they? Big cultural feedback
>>loop, each event cues recall of the next, until new year's eve cues recall
>>of new years' day and round you go again.
>Also known as "state-specific memory" and a key component in the cycle of
>most addictions as well.

Yeh, I remember SDM (we called it state dependent memory) from my psychology degree now. Probably state dep/spec memory plus seasonal rhythms are the clay crystals around which the self-perpetuating calendar nucleates. Jesus, analogomania.