Re: virus: Extremist Memes

Robin Faichney (
Thu, 20 May 1999 20:09:02 +0100

In message <>, James Veverka <> writes
>Robin.....You are absolutely correct in your accessment of my
>caricature. The point we all forget is that it IS the extremists that
>usually define the platform, the reactions, then the policy initiatives.
>The extremists end up defining whole groups, which is not fair of
>course. The extremists then end up framing the arguments.The
>legislation then proposed becomes not a piece of pragmatic, practical
>legislation but reactionary The real arguments and wise choices get
>lost in the scuffle.

OK, I can go along with that.

Robin Faichney
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