RE: La memetique a-t-elle change votre vie / Has memetics changed your life ?

From: Lawrence DeBivort (debivort@umd5.umd.edu)
Date: Sat Jun 16 2001 - 19:25:52 BST

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    How are you using the term, 'weeding'?

    - Lawrence

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: fmb-majordomo@mmu.ac.uk [mailto:fmb-majordomo@mmu.ac.uk]On Behalf
    > Of Pascal Jouxtel
    > Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 4:00 AM
    > To: memetics@mmu.ac.uk
    > Subject: La memetique a-t-elle change votre vie / Has memetics changed
    > your life ?
    >
    >
    > Hello, friends.
    >
    > My name is Pascal. I am a french memeticist (are their any others
    > ?). I try
    > to write as good an english as I can, but if any of you are
    > french-speaking,
    > (as I have noticed Vincent is, on the Bourdieu issue), they might
    > occasionnally help me convey some subtleties. The job I live on
    > (since I am
    > not a university researcher) is consulting for large companies, and
    > especially fostering mass cultural and behavioral changes. But this is not
    > today's issue.
    >
    > I would like to make a quick survey among people interested in
    > memetics. If
    > you care to give a short answer, this will allow me to make the question
    > more precise.
    >
    > My hypothesis is that once you start thinking memetics, your world view
    > cannot be the same anymore. If you follow Susan Blackmore's
    > reasoning, your
    > idea of the self is changed. If you follow Richard Brodie (Hi, Richard if
    > you are reading this) it even can lead you to a further
    > development of your
    > personality.
    > You probably have noticed that most authors on the subject end their books
    > by a very dizzying 'facing-mirrors-like' reflexion about 'how we are going
    > to live, now that we know '.
    >
    > So to come to the point, my question is :
    >
    > 'Since you started to know about memetics, how has your inner
    > life changed ?
    > Do you behave differently ? Do you relate to others differently ? Do you
    > practice 'weeding' ?'
    >
    > Thank you for any contributions.
    > Pascal
    > A bientot sur / see you soon on
    > www.contagions.com (french memetics website)
    > Tell your friends / parlez-en vos amis
    >
    >
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