Re: Absolutist memes

From: Van oost Kenneth (
Date: Mon 01 Nov 2004 - 20:53:30 GMT

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    ----- Original Message ----- From: "Keith Henson" <>

    > >I don't know that xenophobic memes exactly fit "fear memes." Hate memes
    > >would be closer.
    > I got to thinking about this. While the original Greek words making up
    > xenophobia are stranger-fear, the dictionary gives the meaning of the word
    > as "fear or hatred of strangers, people from other countries, or of
    > anything that is strange or foreign."
    > My use of "xenophobic memes" has more of the hatred flavor to it.
    > Hate is what you need to fire up the warriors to kill or be killed. Fear
    > would be less effective.

    Hate_ Collective_ War ?

    Fear_ Individual_ Suicide ?



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