RE: implied or inferred memes

Aaron Agassi (
Sun, 12 Sep 1999 14:47:39 -0400

From: "Aaron Agassi" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: implied or inferred memes
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 1999 14:47:39 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On Behalf
> Of Bill Spight
> Sent: Sunday, September 12, 1999 2:15 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: implied or inferred memes
> Effect:
> Buying pornography induces masturbation. But masturbation plays
> no role in transmitting the buying of pornography. (Although it
> has an effect on one's own buying of pornography, which has a
> small effect on keeping pornographers in business, which has some
> effect on the opportunity of others to buy pornography, which has
> some effect on their doing so. The relation is too attenuated and
> indirect to count as transmission, I think. It has more to do
> with selection pressure on memes for selling pornography.)

Perhaps pornography is a more promising medium for transmission of the goals
of Virus than church?


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