RE: Machiavellian Memes

Aaron Lynch (
Fri, 26 Sep 1997 14:57:36 -0500

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Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 14:57:36 -0500
From: Aaron Lynch <>
Subject: RE: Machiavellian Memes
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At 11:30 AM 9/26/97 -0700, Richard Brodie <> wrote:

>Yes, Church of Virus is quite a roller-coaster ride. I'm glad you've
>started to participate, if only from the pews. You realize, of course, that
>the act of reading the sermons automatically makes you a member of the
>Church. Welcome, Brother!

Wait!!! Before you "baptize" me, I should "confess" that I've been reading
the sermons from all sorts of *OTHER CHURCHES* for many years! As a
memeticist, I have a long history of paying close attention when people try
to transmit ideas to me...


--Aaron Lynch

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