Re: Modes of transmission

From: Francesca S. Alcorn (
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 06:46:34 GMT

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    >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.

    Yes, but conjecture is fun and interesting.

    Just so long as you remember that that's what it is, and don't
    accidentally start calling it science.

    The theory of evolution was conjecture. It still is according to many people.

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