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> Boy are we quiet out there or what? Here's an issue for you guys to ponder
> and hopefully to revive the list a little.
> Is memetics a science? That is: a systematic study about the structure and
> behavior of the physical
> world consisting of theory as well as experiment. If not (yet), does it
> what it takes to
> ever become one? Or are the variables involved too complex to be isolated
> for experimental
> study and will it thus remain a theory without the possibility of testing
> the things it predicts and implies?
> Your opinions of whatever kind are gladly appreciated. So: What Say You?
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