Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id VAA10547 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Wed, 15 May 2002 21:08:36 +0100 From: "Lawrence DeBivort" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> Subject: RE: pls direct me to a memetics list <eom> Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 16:04:03 -0400 Message-ID: <NEBBKOADILIOKGDJLPMAIENJCPAA.firstname.lastname@example.org> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit X-Priority: 3 (Normal) X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook IMO, Build 9.0.2416 (9.0.2910.0) Importance: Normal In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V5.00.2919.6700 Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
> > >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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