Re: URGENT: the Exponential Meme

Timothy Perper/Martha Cornog (
Tue, 10 Jun 1997 18:21:49 -0500

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Date: Tue, 10 Jun 1997 18:21:49 -0500
From: (Timothy Perper/Martha Cornog)
Subject: Re: URGENT: the Exponential Meme

>At 11:28 10/06/97 -0500, Timothy Perper/Martha Cornog wrote:
>>The number of memetics messages in my In Box is growing exponentially.
>>Soon they will take over, the net provider my wife and I use, and
>>then the entire East Coast of the United States.
>Don't worry Tim- I've been on memes mailing lists before. They usually peak
>and stabilise at about 110 messages per day, because above that level of
>information-absorption people's brains forget how to be brains any more, and
>the resulting nervous breakdowns act as a kind of natural valve on the
>Dave Pape

Love it.


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