Re: virus: pale religious lechery

David McFadzean (
Wed, 10 Mar 1999 15:21:51 -0700

At 04:14 PM 3/9/99 -0800, Eva-Lise Carlstrom wrote:

>"I consider it well-supported by evidence that..."
>"I find it useful to believe that..."

I don't think the phrases will have the intended effect. How far would the <meme> meme have gone if Dawkins hadn't bothered to create a new word for it (as opposed to, say, "unit of cultural selection")?

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus