RE: The Baseball Test Case Diversion

From: Scott Chase (
Date: Fri Jan 25 2002 - 19:21:53 GMT

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    >From: "Price, Ilfryn" <>
    >To: "''" <>
    >Subject: RE: The Baseball Test Case Diversion
    >Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 12:44:01 -0000
    > > Derek:
    > > On the contrary, the Ba game only flourishes in one tiny
    > > town, Kirkwall, on an island 2 hours away from the nearest
    > > land, northern Scotland, which is also virtually deserted for
    > > about 150 miles further south until one eventually arrives at
    > > Aberdeen (and then it's another 150 miles to Edinburgh).
    >Which would qualify as an exotic mutation in a peripheral memetic isolate
    >(c.f. Price, 1995), one that for reasons argued earlier in the
    >thread might find it difficult to penetrate other niches locked in to
    >different ball games.
    >Which I agree has nothing to do with the main argument you were making
    >concerning falisifiable or otherwise hypotheses where I second your
    Peripheral memetic isolate? Has this anything to do with Ernst Mayr's
    notions of peripheral isolation and peripatry?

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