Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id XAA03489 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Tue, 26 Feb 2002 23:50:06 GMT Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 10:45:07 +1100 Subject: Re: Words and memes--Cattle Killing Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed From: John Wilkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit In-Reply-To: <B8A1C50A.firstname.lastname@example.org> Message-Id: <DD4727DE-2B12-11D6-998E-003065B4D1F0@wehi.edu.au> X-Mailer: Apple Mail (2.481) Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at 10:06 AM, Steve Drew wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 11:23:45 -0500
>> From: Keith Henson <email@example.com>
>> Subject: Re: Words and memes--Cattle Killing
>> 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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