Re: Do all memes die out or evolve? I think not.

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    On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 03:28 , Joe Dees wrote:

    > IOW, you are proposing a hardwired multiplication table (and
    > possibly a hardwired periodic table of elements as well) so
    > that children would no longer have to learn them, but would
    > instinctually know them. If I were gonna live for another
    > hundred thousand years, I'd be willing to take bets that such
    > will not happen within that time.

    Well, it wasn't my proposal, but what I thought Ted (?) had offered.

    It's a common science fiction trick, too.

    - Wade

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