Re: Why Europe is so Contrary

From: Alan Patrick (
Date: Mon 18 Nov 2002 - 05:14:25 GMT

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    > Oty has to do with the root causes for the European reticence to
    > engage a dire terrorist threat: fear. Quite simply, they are afraid to
    > off the maniacs; they would much rather snub the reasonable people,
    > because the reasonable people will not answer with truckbombs,
    > airplanes flown into skyscrapers, and poison gas in subway systems

    I understand your point of view, I just don't understand where memetics comes into all this, there are a gazillion lists in cyberspace spouting this sort of stuff, I joined this one to talk about memetics. What is the memetic point you are making?



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