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At 05:27 PM 2/02/02 -0500, you wrote:
>If memes are the atomic units of culture, then, all memes can only be
>conditionally true, since all cultures are only places where others are
>doing the same.
>Any coincidence between memes and facts is accidental.
Right on Wade (and sorry about the silence lately)
This is what i was getting at in my critisism of the 'might-is-right' meme.
In Australian culture it was thought that one could 'sort out' a dispute by
physical combat. This, as i see it is biblicly derived and may be seen to
be conditionally true; if you are the winner (but then history was always
written by winners).
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