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>From: "Price, Ilfryn" <I.Price@shu.ac.uk>
>To: "'email@example.com'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>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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