From: William Benzon (email@example.com)
Date: Sun 16 Feb 2003 - 23:23:49 GMT
on 2/16/03 5:52 PM, Grant Callaghan at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Bill Benzon
> I think you got it backwards. I was saying that cognitive science has a lot
> to offer memetics, not the other way around. I get the idea you wish the
> whole concept of memetics would just disappear, but I think there is
> something there that is not being discussed in the literature of cognitive
> science and that is how ideas become culture.
Right, the cognitive sciences don't have a clue about that. Neither does
memetics. Memetics has identified a problem, but has little useful to say
about how to solve the problem.
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