Re: Wilkins on the meme:engram relation

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    In a message dated 12/2/2001 8:21:25 PM Central Standard Time, John S Wilkins
    <> writes:

    > The Kingdom of heaven is at hand. I agree with Aaron without
    > reservation :-)
    > The whole neologism of meme is exactly what Aaron says - a distraction.
    > I would rather we referred to this whole thing as cultural Darwinism (I
    > would have said cultural evolution, but that has too many connotations
    > from the turn of the 20th century), which - if one has read one's
    > Ewald - includes epidemiological models.
    > Aaron, I promise at some unspecified future time to read your essay in
    > detail. Possibly after the PhD thesis is in.
    > --
    > John S Wilkins
    > PhD candidate, species concepts
    > History and Philosophy of Science, jointly with Botany
    > The University of Melbourne, Australia

    Hi John.

    A glorious day indeed! :-)

    May we proceed undistracted.

    --Aaron Lynch

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