RE: virus: It just keeps going, and going, and...

Deron Stewart (
Tue, 16 Mar 1999 17:44:26 -0800


Those are some mighty fine memes you're peddling!



KMO wrote (with major snipping):

>The goal of the Church of the Virus is to develop a meme-complex that is both a successful replicator and is beneficial to the host.

> It would benefit the CoV almost beyond measure if we could find a value for faith.

> It seems to me that if the CoV insists on strict atheism and rejection
of all models, strategies and modes of living for which the underlying principles do not enjoy a high level of scientific corraboration, then the CoV will be limitted to a very small niche.

>If the goal is wider propagation, then it would behoove the
CoV silverbacks to put their considerable intelligence and creativity into finding a role for faith that, at worst, does no harm. It would be better if we could be open to the idea that faith can play a uniquely valuable role and set ourselves honestly to the task of exploring the possibilities.