RE: virus: Kow?

Richard Brodie (
Mon, 31 May 1999 14:52:05 -0700

Jim wrote:

<< Do you not believe one can learn a great deal form the study of people
different programming or defective programming.>>

I think one can learn a great deal about those people, if that's what one is interested in.

<< For example the ability to

get along and survive in any situation.>>

Would that not fall under the category of desirable results that you would want to model?

<< Also if one knows the model and
programming that causes nonproductive behavior one can identify it in themselves do you not think? Before it becomes a problem.>>

There's surely some value in that. I often find that the things that most irritate me in others are mirrors of what I don't like about myself.

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