Re: Words and memes--Cattle Killing

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Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 23:45:07 GMT

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    On Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at 10:06 AM, Steve Drew wrote:

    >> Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 11:23:45 -0500
    >> From: Keith Henson <>
    >> Subject: Re: Words and memes--Cattle Killing
    > Snip
    >> Christianity could be considered a mutated Judism. Technical term, no=20
    >> other implication.
    > So too could Islam, which follows on from both.
    Not "mutated" - that implies each religion is a single meme. "Speciated"
    which implies that each has a constellation of memes that is unique and
    which keeps them distinct from each other...

    John S Wilkins
    Head, Communication Services
    The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
    Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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