Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id AAA12428 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Thu, 19 Apr 2001 00:20:55 +0100 X-Originating-IP: [18.104.22.168] From: "Scott Chase" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 19:17:00 -0400 Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed Message-ID: <F68PhuQinOkrx8BiC6H0000c86a@hotmail.com> X-OriginalArrivalTime: 18 Apr 2001 23:17:01.0042 (UTC) FILETIME=[AC0CFD20:01C0C85D] Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>From: "J. R. Molloy" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science
>Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 15:26:39 -0700
>From: "Scott Chase" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Religion is typically about following after entities which possibly
> > 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?
You missed the part about following after entities which possibly don't even
exist? That's the parallel. Draw your own concusions.
Memetics sets a distinction into the mindbrains of adherents, leading to
interpretation of behavior through a meme-biased set of lenses.
I notice you've avoided replying to my dismantling of your sig line, again.
You've no sense for the historical and unique. Pity.
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