Re: memetics-digest V1 #1480

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Fri 20 Feb 2004 - 03:48:25 GMT

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    At 10:29 AM 20/02/04 +1100, Steven wrote:


    >If anyone claims to be explaining social life, the first thing they need
    >to do is to lay out what they are trying to explain. What are the
    >phenomena that constitute social life? This requires both investigation
    >and a long conversation with sociology. To begin with the assumption that
    >there are memes and then to look around to see what it explains (and to
    >turn a blind eye to what it doesn't) is to approach matters back to front
    >isn't it?

    After this post I am beginning to wonder if meta analysis along the lines of a certain former poster is appropriate?


    Private email is also ok.

    Keith Henson

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