Re: Words and memes

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    >Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 19:56:45 -0800
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    >Subject: Re: Words and memes
    >Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 20:37:46 -0500
    >At 01:50 PM 21/02/02 -0500, Francesca S. Alcorn wrote:
    >>There were plenty of science and math teachers in my village. I was one
    >>myself, and I'm still alive AFAIK. The difference between us and
    >>missionaries was that we were there at the local government's invitation
    >>(not us personally, but our program) and *they* weren't. It ain't cultural
    >>imperialism if you've got an invite.
    >Not exactly. But the government had been convince prior to that by
    >demonstrations of firepower or wealth that the western world's ways were
    >worth teaching and to some degree or another, displacing the tribal ways.
    >Is the 1850s cattle killing still alive for people in that part of the
    It seems alive and well in England. ;-)>


    We're not doing too well at vacinating humans either! :-)


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