From: Scott Chase (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 20 Mar 2003 - 03:00:47 GMT
>From: "Wade T. Smith" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: memetics-digest V1 #1319
>Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 17:49:06 -0500
>On Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at 04:15 PM, Ted wrote:
>>Self-replicators. Remember, memes are alive.
>Jeez.... That goes beyond all absurdity.
>Nothing, in this universe or any other, is self-replicating.
I thought that attributing life to memes was the most absurd part of what you replied to. Memes alive? Have we resurrected animism?
I have troubles takng "memes" all too seriously. I'd definitely not travel
too far with the view that memes have taken on a life of their own,
substituting the literal sense of life in place of the metaphoric.
Dace does have an affinity for antiquated points of view. Memes are his
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