Re: question about memes

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    Hi Joachim Maier -

    >because she wanted to save them from Satan.

    Says who?

    My argument has always been that even declarations of intentions are
    irrelevant to the actual behavior.

    Killing one's children predates satan, therefore the behavior (the meme)
    predates satan. Satan is only the latest name of this.

    >The consequence might be that memes are actually not so powerful as
    >sometimes discussed here. The memes might just give form to what actually
    >works on a more emotional level.

    If all we talk about are the names of memes, that is true.

    - Wade

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