Re: sexual selection and memes

From: Philip Jonkers (
Date: Wed Jul 04 2001 - 12:08:50 BST

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    > What I'm getting at is how would the evolution of
    > memes be different when there is a route which treats the
    > other gender as a foreign species - sons get male behaviours
    > from dads, daughters get female behaviours from mums.

    Did you guys take into account the fact that women - on average -
    talk twice as much as men do and thus are in an advantageous
    position to pass on much more memes than men. However, this
    advantage is seriously hampered if you include gossip-memes
    as well.

    On the differences between men and women, you might wanna check
    out this nice little page:

    It's about the natural damage due to testosterone-action
    inflicted on male-brains prior to birth. It's a scientific meme
    instead of being related directly to memetics.

    So, spread the word!

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