De : O'Regan, Emlyn <Emlyn.ORegan@actew.com.au> À : 'firstname.lastname@example.org' <email@example.com> Date : mardi 8 juin 1999 3:28
Objet : Memes - more information please...
>I've read a little, but not much, about memes. I'm impressed by the concept
>Looking at all this gun debate, couldn't all this debate be phrased in
>of memes about untrustworthy government, slippery slope of non-purist
>in regard to rights, this is just what hitler would say (or you are evil),
>Maybe the whole thing would get interesting if we started restricting
>ourselves to phrasing messages in terms of memetic content. So the above
><MEME: MEMES ARE GOOD>
><MEME: GUN DEBATE IS POINTLESS> + <MEME: CONTENT DOES NOT JUSTIFY VOLUME>
><MEME: A NEW WAY IS BETTER THAN THE OLD WAY FOR THE SAKE OF NEWNESS ALONE>
><MEME: MEMES ARE GOOD> + <MEME: CONTENT DOES NOT JUSTIFY VOLUME>
>So we need a list of common memes (I'm expecting a hundred responses
>me where that is), and an ability to define new memes.
>Sorry if I've abused the concept of meme. I need to know more about this.
>Replies can include favourite reading lists (although I've got to finished
>Godel, Escher, Bach first - almost had a brain hemorrage in the last
>of Part I).
;)) ... When the machines rule the world and if they decide to entertain humans in some kind of zoo I will ask them to implement for me a girlfriend with a good amount of your intellectual and humoristic characteristics ;)... please keep some datas so that i can ask you some additional specifications if needed..
>I know of Viruses of the Mind, and will grab a copy. Where to after that?
Perhaps you would prefer
The Meme Machine
by Susan J. Blackmore, Richard Dawkinsfrom Oxford Upress
I've received it some weeks ago but only read the table of content yet ;)... hmmm..