Re: Dawkins on Channel 5 last night

From: Alan Patrick (
Date: Fri 09 Jan 2004 - 14:43:05 GMT

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    > I wonder if science memes
    > aren't innnately niche memes that rarely have the kind of general reach
    > other ways of thinking have, not least religion memes.

    Well, its extraordnarily difficult to combat creationism memes, as I believe a lot of US schools are finding - fwiw I have found the best approach in such discussions is to agree vehemently that all options must be looked at, and then talk enthusiastically about allowing muslim, budhhist, hindu and
    (name your pet faith) in too to give a proper choice...winning by memetic overload?


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