RE: Memes are Interactors

Richard Brodie (
Thu, 23 Apr 1998 09:42:23 -0700

From: "Richard Brodie" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: Memes are Interactors
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 09:42:23 -0700

Josip Pajik wrote:

>No matter how intelligent am I, it is not up to me if my ideas will be
>accepted or rejected in the environment of this list consisting of its
>subscribers' brains. All I can do is produce structures like this one made
>with my weak linguistic and memetic capabilities, and throw it in the
arena. >If they are fit enough they will survive, if not, maybe some
portions of them >will help someone to produce some more durable structures.

If there's one myth that memetics should explode, it's that GOOD ideas
survive better than others simply by virtue of their own virtue. You
actually can do much more than your modest claim: you can package your ideas
effectively, like Lady Godiva packaged her message by pressing all the human
buttons that draw people's attention.

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