Re: Selfish memes ?

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Date: Mon Feb 04 2002 - 22:09:15 GMT

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    On Monday, February 4, 2002, at 10:33 , Kenneth Van Oost wrote:

    > Why can 't altruistic behavior in the extreme not be a case of
    > selfishness !?

    Society itself is a dance around this- the cultural environment is, like
    that village we all done heard tell about a few years ago, what raises
    the child, after all. Sacrifices to that environment are beneficial
    (they can be...) to that environment, and thus, ones genes are given a
    further chance to keep going.

    Strong sociocultural units are survival mechanisms, and always have been.

    Like ants, however, such 'selfishness' as this sort of altruism is,
    needs obeisance and dependence.

    - Wade

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