RE: pls direct me to a memetics list <eom>

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Date: Wed May 15 2002 - 21:04:03 BST

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    > > >I have expressed on numerous occassions my interest in 'memetic'
    > > >transmission in animals in works by de Waal, Dugatkin, and Pepperberg.
    > > >
    > > And regaring de Waal, what's his views on memetics in _The Ape and the
    > > Sushi
    > > Master_ again? Was he especially fond of memetics, burning with
    > > enthusiasm
    > > to jump on the bandwagon?
    > No he wasn't. But I wasn't given the impression he had put a lot of
    > thought into his criticism.
    > Bottom line: Just because deWaal doesn't think memetics is useful to him
    > doesn't mean deWaal isn't useful to memetics.

    Or that memetics isn't useful to others of us. <smile>


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