Three Scientists and Their Gods

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Date: Tue Jan 22 2002 - 06:08:08 GMT

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    I have been thinking about Aaron's idea that we should dispose of the
    word meme, and call them replicators. Then we could look at the
    process of replication, and how ubiquitous it is. So I dug out my
    copy of Three Scientists and Their Gods, which IIRC, Ed Fredkin is
    talking about information theory and the whole universe is a
    computer. It strikes me that in his own way he is looking at a sort
    of Grand Unifying Theory of replication of information. I am going
    to go back and read it again, and wondered if anyone else has read it
    too, what your thoughts were.


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