Re: virus: Conservative views

Fri, 12 Mar 1999 11:00:48 -0800

Sodom wrote:
> Thanks KMO for taking the time.

My pleasure.

> I agreed with everything you put down, and
> would have answered pretty much the same way. When I asked these questions,
> I was wondering if the words "right political wing" could easly be changed
> to "NRA, NOW, Liberal left" etc... Mainly as a kind of test of the "Us vs
> Them" meme. The more I look at it, the more I see this meme as a guiding
> factor in much thought and action, all the way to duality. It makes me
> wonder if this line is blurred between meme and gene. Any input would be
> helpful.

I'd wager that there is a genetic predisposition for racism. I also agree with Dawkins in that we don't have to follow the programming from our selfish genes.