Re: Memes Meta-Memes and Politics 3 of 3 (1988, updates 2002)

From: Francesca S. Alcorn (
Date: Tue Feb 19 2002 - 04:56:30 GMT

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    >On Monday, February 18, 2002, at 01:19 , Francesca S. Alcorn wrote:
    >>there has to be a word that recognizes processes that function
    >>across/at all levels of complexity.
    >It might be called sociobiology.
    >Which, IMHO, answers almost all of memetics' questions, goes on to
    >ask and answer a few more, and gets cold shouldered as a result.
    >Which is a pity, because it doesn't disclaim memetics at all. It
    >just puts it in a rather smaller place than it might want to be.
    >- Wade

    OK, trudge, trudge, trudge. Off to add E. O. Wilson to my reading
    list. I keep bumping up against his ideas don't I?


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