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Hi Francesca S. Alcorn -
>And that is precisely what I valued about what you were doing with
>this. The line you were drawing, at least reminded us what is
>knowable in a scientific way, and what is not. The
>meaning/motivation for adopting a certain behavior is conjecture.
Yes, that is what I wanted to get across. The meme-as-behavior-only
seemed to me to be the only route out of conjecture and just-so stories,
along with the whole idiocy of seeing memes everywhere one looks. I
didn't like it. It wasn't scientific. It was pop lingo hand-waving.
I'm about to join Aaron, and just stop using the damn word.
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