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On Sun, 2002-03-10 at 16:13, Steve Drew wrote:
> > Yes, but only for the few; its not widely available in current education
> > systems. (Least here in the USA) In general, philosophy seems to be
> > dying, but that may be just my perspective. =20
> No philosophy is not dying. Its just moved from the ivory towers to the
> streets and ghettos. People will always question 'why am i here' etc, and
> long may people ask questions.
I have to disagree somewhat. Yes, its moved from the ivory towers, but
it always was widely available to the general public on the street. Now
it seems that fewer people are asking philosophical questions. More
specifically, it may just be my perspective since I'm referring to folks
directly around me. Sure, I can find people on the Internet, but
face-to-face, it gets harder to find.
> > The short of it is this: "I think I understand memes, but now what?"
> If you understand memes please give me a few lessons. After 3 years i'm
> still discovering new things :-)
Ah, I said I _think_ I understand. I'm not sure that I _do_ understand.
:-) (And understanding doesn't mean unable to learn more.)
Virtually, Ned Wolpert <firstname.lastname@example.org> 4e75
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