RE: virus: Maxims

Richard Brodie (
Tue, 11 May 1999 22:32:37 -0700

Memetics has to do with self-replication.

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

-----Original Message-----
From: []On Behalf Of Wade T.Smith
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 1999 7:47 PM
To: Church of Virus
Subject: Re: virus: Maxims

>What is beauty? How should people live together?

These are the very why's of a church. (Perhaps the very questions we can only say 42 to....) Beauty is where pain is no longer pain, and people should live together in health.

There is a genetics to aesthetics as well. I have often commented that I see very little difference in what a lot of people call memetics and what I call aesthetics. I'm still not convinced there is anything differentially memetic to sift out... or vice versa....