From: Cris Solar (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jun 12 2001 - 06:52:07 MDT
I'd like to know more about the concept of memetic attractor..any pointers??
thanx in advance!
----- Original Message -----
From: Durant Schoon <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2001 2:07 AM
Subject: Re: Coercive Transhuman Memes and Exponential Cults
> > From: Gordon Worley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com
> > no good reason why they wouldn't continue to get into trouble. If
> > these cult things take off, maybe they'll kill themselves off and all
> > that will be left are those smart enough to tell a helpful meme from
> > a dangerous one.
> But why is that more likely than being inundated by highly effective
> replicating groups of memes?
> > Or, maybe Eliezer is trying to start a Friendliness cult and he's
> > really a transhuman but isn't telling us. ;-P
> Yes, Friendliness is a surprisingly strong memetic attractor :-)
> Durant Schoon
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