Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id PAA11225 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Tue, 19 Feb 2002 15:20:43 GMT X-Sender: email@example.com Message-Id: <firstname.lastname@example.org> In-Reply-To: <DCDB5745-249F-11D6-88A5-003065B9A95A@harvard.edu> References: <DCDB5745-249F-11D6-88A5-003065B9A95A@harvard.edu> Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 23:56:30 -0500 To: email@example.com From: "Francesca S. Alcorn" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Memes Meta-Memes and Politics 3 of 3 (1988, updates 2002) Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" ; format="flowed" Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>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.
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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