Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id UAA02222 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Wed, 25 Apr 2001 20:44:30 +0100 Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 20:30:36 +0100 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: The Status of Memetics as a Science Message-ID: <20010425203036.C513@ii01.org> References: <20010422170505.AAA7574@email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Disposition: inline User-Agent: Mutt/1.3.15i In-Reply-To: <20010422170505.AAA7574@firstname.lastname@example.org>; from email@example.com on Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 01:05:05PM -0400 From: Robin Faichney <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 01:05:05PM -0400, Wade T.Smith wrote:
> Hi Robin Faichney -
> >But if you don't mean physically
> >isolate, just what do you mean?
> Define the mechanism- the steps required- the recipe. Aristotle did just
> that with his Poetics.
You seem to be confusing the issues of memetic ontology and memetic
engineering. It is perfectly possible that memes do exist but can't
be manipulated in such ways.
-- Robin Faichney Get your Meta-Information from http://www.ii01.org (CAUTION: contains philosophy, may cause heads to spin)
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