RE: virus: Religious Memes

Richard Brodie (
Thu, 6 May 1999 12:37:22 -0700

James wrote:

<<As far as myth is concerned, they all have a "moral to the story", a
kernel of human nature within. But we don't need myth. Myth came from us. It is not the other way around. We should look at all the forces behind organized superstitions. Myth should be in folklore books not the basis for humanity's worldview.>>

Why do you assume that an absence of myth is a superior worldview?

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