From: Keith Henson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed 28 May 2003 - 22:10:57 GMT
At 01:19 PM 28/05/03 -0400, Scott wrote:
>>From: Keith Henson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Incidentally, my view of religions is that they are cults that have
>>evolved from parasites into symbiotes.
>Parasitism is a form of symbiosis. Symbiosis means "(a)ny association
>between two species living together".
Sorry, typo, left out "helpful" before symbiotes. If you Google on my name
and "helpful symbiotes" you will find I usually use this phrase. The
meaning could be corrected from the example.
>>While you make points that should certainly be considered, I think your
>>model is a lot more complicated than a simple one of memes being
>>replicating information in a broad sense and then considering the human
>>psychological traits the harmful ones exploit.
>>Ghod knows there is plenty out there to consider and try to understand.
>Yes, especialy the complexit of interspecific relationships so we don't
>have people makin impisti ecologcial analogies for the putative
>relatioship of memes to people.
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