Re: memetics-digest V1 #1337

From: Wade T. Smith (
Date: Sat 10 May 2003 - 02:51:17 GMT

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    On Friday, May 9, 2003, at 04:41 PM, memetics-digest wrote:

    > If thus, like Ray suggested in his initial posting, if those birds
    > were to be released in a more quitely environment would their
    > youngster ' remerber ' the songs sang by their parents some-
    > where in the past !?
    > Would thus the spot of singing the songs re- appear when
    > youngsters were to be born in more rural environments !?

    The dilemma with memetic experiments to prove the meme is just this- the _removal_ of culture is firstly mandatory, and this would be totally unethical.

    See the sadly unfulfilling play 'La Dispute', by Marivaux.

    - Wade

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