RE: playing at suicide

From: Grant Callaghan (
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    >Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 06:33:12 -0800
    ><<give me an example
    >of a meme that is NOT a tool.>>
    >I suspect your definition of "tool" is broad enough to include everything,
    >but given names are a nice example of memes that spread without much regard
    >to their utility to the host.
    If a businessman like yourself can't see how given or any other names are
    used to confer status and establish identity on a person or a product, you
    must not be awake yet. ;-)> I refer you to HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND
    INFLUENCE PEOPLE and what it has to say about names. If that's not using
    them as a tool, I don't know what is.


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