Re: Is Suicide Contagious? A Case Study in Applied Memetics

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    On Sun, Apr 15, 2001 at 06:15:26AM -0700, J. R. Molloy wrote:
    > From: "Scott Chase" <>
    > > Philosophy is an hypothesis?
    > Well no, not exactly. The word philosophy stands for a whole bunch of useless
    > hypotheses, too numerous to list. I guess I could have referred to it as a
    > useless cognitive process, but hypothesis is good enough.
    > > I thought it more of a discpline or field of
    > > thought which might contain hypotheses within it. Thanx for warning me that
    > > philosophy is a dead end. I wonder if I can use this argument as a means of
    > > securing a refund of several books I've bought.
    > lol, you're welcome, Scott. Don't expect any refunds. Philosophers are
    > notoriously dishonest.
    > BTW, I didn't include "religion" in the list because I consider that a brain
    > dysfunction.

    I'd be interested to learn your age, JR.

    Robin Faichney
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