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

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    > I'm drawn like a moth towards
    > the
    > Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Northern Ireland troubles. Other
    > conflicts that involve "hot-button" isues are those like the
    > animalrights
    > versus utilization and research conflict, the evolution/creation
    > controversy

    What interests me about these is how the opposing memes compete for the
    majority of non-involved minds, and how one idea wins over the other. For
    eg, I lived in the US during and after Sept 11, I live in the UK now, and
    the emerging US and UK/European "most common memesets" towards the current
    middle east thingy (especially as to who is in the "right") is profoundly
    different (to the extent that a US Jewish org. is boycotting France/Cannes -

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