Re: virus: ESS's and Punc. Equil.

David McFadzean (
Tue, 22 Jun 1999 22:25:56 -0600

From: Richard Brodie <> Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 1999 5:25 PM

> nonproductive. They should come up with a different word if they don't
> meme (mental self-replicator), memeplex (cultural self-replicator), or
> of the mind (same but with more negative connotation

I was under the impression that the difference between meme and memeplex was one of part-whole or component-aggregate, not mental vs. cultural. A memeplex is a "set of mutually-assisting memes which have co-evolved a symbiotic relationship". <>