Re: Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Apr 18 2001 - 23:26:39 BST

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    From: "Scott Chase" <>
    > Religion is typically about following after entities which possibly don't
    > even exist. Memetics could be in the same ballpark, but I wonder if this
    > means memetics too is dangerous and insiduous.

    Do you mean to imply that memetics is a meme?
    Or a religion?

    --J. R.

    Useless hypotheses:
     consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
    analog computing, cultural relativism

         Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
         but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
         (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

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