Re: electric meme bombs

From: Scott Chase (
Date: Thu 17 Oct 2002 - 22:36:11 GMT

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    >From: "Wade T.Smith" <>
    >Subject: Re: electric meme bombs
    >Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 01:13:05 -0400
    >On Thursday, October 17, 2002, at 12:04 , Scott Chase wrote:
    >>Wade= externalist beme
    >>You= internalist meme-ory
    >>Pink unicorn= ???
    >You know, the usual variant of the Pink Unicorn is the Invisible Pink
    >Unicorn, so '???' is perhaps the best equation.
    >Of course, neither Joe nor I are exclusively internalist or externalist, we
    >just rock our respective boats in different yaws.
    >I find the identifiability of behavior-only memes to be their chief
    >delight, and the total non-identifiability of internal memes to be their
    >primary sourness. Joe thinks they can and will be found. So, yeah, I think
    >he kind of wants to play with the unicorns, but I don't think he is a
    >virgin, so they won't talk to him.
    >Pink unicorns, visible or invisible, while dramatically allowable, are not
    >within nature to pursue.
    That last paragraph was close, but no cigar. It could replace ??? above.

    alongside the alternatives that you and Joe have provided, I'll add my hobbyhorse, the "pink unicorn", which could be a viable contender, especially if the other two tank.

    Thus we have...

    H(1): beme H(2): meme-ory H(3): pink unicorn

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