Re: circular logic

From: Wade Smith (
Date: Wed Nov 28 2001 - 21:13:03 GMT

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    > >Evolution does not imitate. It selects.
    > And in the case of memetics it selects what to imitate.


    Evolution has selected species with proclivities for imitative
    behaviors, yes. But imitation is _not_ a process of evolution,
    and I haven't a clue why anyone would suppose it could be,
    unless they are lamarckians, huh?

    Therefore, if memetics is applying the evolutionary paradigm to
    culture, imitation should not be a consideration. Again, unless
    lamarckianism enters their purview.

    - Wade

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