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>> > The lack of precision and external verification form the basis for a lot
>> > the objections to the 'meme in the mind' stance. The two solutions to
>> > have been offered by Gatherer and Lynch respectively and labelled G-meme
>> > and L-meme.
>>That's like saying we have two "solutions" to the question of the identity
>>of a coin: the "heads" school and the "tails" school. Clearly, neither of
>>these options offers a genuine answer.
>I think your last paragraph restates the theme of my post so I guess I am
>in general agreement with you. However, I don't believe that there ARE
>genuine answers here; just an argument over imperfect competing scientific
Both are correct, as far as they go, but neither can claim to be complete. They are not so much competing theories as complimentary aspects of a more complete systems understanding.
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