Re: Words and memes

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Date: Sun Feb 17 2002 - 02:07:19 GMT

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    Philip said:

    >Indeed such memes obviously do not have actual real value but they do
    >to do so. They give the meme hosts delusions of grandeur (scientology) and
    >eternal afterlife (conventional religions). Such memes advertise fitness
    >when in actual fact of course they can't live up to that claim.

    Yes, but there is more and more research out there which suggests
    that religious belief can have a positive impact on health (fitness

    Which raises all kinds of interesting questions. If you are a
    physician who prescribes bed rest instead of church attendance can
    you be sued? :)


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