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>Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 11:24:36 +1100
> Re: Three Scientists and Their Gods John Wilkins <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.orgReply-To: email@example.com
>On Wednesday, January 23, 2002, at 10:28 AM, Keith Henson wrote:
>> At 07:56 AM 22/01/02 -0800, "Grant Callaghan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>> I have often mentioned in my writing that you could replace "meme"
>>>> "replicating information pattern." Replicator is the inclusive class
>>>> incorporates genes, memes and computer viruses. Meme though is a
>>>> handy word and does not have much baggage (outside of meme discussion
>>>> groups that is).
>>>> Keith Henson
>>> What do you think the chances are for a ten-syllable name replicating
>>> and taking the place of a one-syllable name like "meme?"
>> Extremely close to zero. :-)
>But the acronym RIP might make it...
Replicate In People?--
>John S Wilkins
>Head, Communication Services
>The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
>Parkville, Victoria, Australia
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