Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id CAA12720 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Thu, 19 Apr 2001 02:19:41 +0100 User-Agent: Microsoft Outlook Express Macintosh Edition - 5.0 (1513) Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 21:16:14 -0400 Subject: Re: Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science From: William Benzon <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> Message-ID: <B703B49D.8B3Ffirstname.lastname@example.org> In-Reply-To: <F333wSimD3JkUwWpSWe0000c12c@hotmail.com> Content-type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII" Content-transfer-encoding: 7bit Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
on 4/18/01 6:09 PM, Scott Chase at email@example.com wrote:
>> From: "J. R. Molloy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Reply-To: email@example.com
>> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: Re: Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science
>> Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 08:50:21 -0700
>> From: "Vincent Campbell" <email@example.com>
>>> Thanks we know...
>> Sorry about the duplication.
>>> (BTW, nice crack about religion...)
>> Thank you. I consider religion one of the most dangerous and insidious meme
> 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.
Of course it is. Like creationism, it distracts otherwise intelligent
people from thinking in serious and useful ways.
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