At 12:34 PM 8/12/99 -0800, Robert whimsicated:
>where "memes" become the nutrients. Pity poor Damien or Gina who have
>to sit around waiting for people to come up with new information so they
>can organize and redistribute it.
Aw, I'm crushed.
Greg Benford calls us meme-eaters `datavores', and argues that we're a higher form of critter. What a relief!
And if that isn't convincing (I suspect it's not), I'll have to console myself with those 14 novels and short story collections sitting on the shelf or in the pipeline...