Re: virus: FAQ: question (a) - Level 3

Robin Faichney (
Sun, 20 Jun 1999 12:03:18 +0100

In message <010701bebae1$5cea00c0$>, David McFadzean <> writes
>> Richard wrote:
>> >(a) What the hell is this Level thing you guys keep arguing over?
>> >
>> >
>10. Each of us has a purpose here. When the memes are quiet, it is possible
>to feel when we are on purpose and when we are off purpose.
>This seems to imply that the purpose is somehow separate from all memes.
>Does the idea of Level 3 depend on this assumption? What if purpose can
>be chosen consciously and/or transmitted memetically? Where would that
>leave Level 3?

What you *really* want to do can't be invented or adopted, only discovered, by you. That's what life's all about! And more specifically, it's what freedom from memes is all about.

Robin Faichney
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