Re: Fw: sex and the single meme

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 12:59:01 GMT

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    Hi Joe Dees -

    >So your definition is a practical and provisional one that applies only
    >until we develop these capacities more fully, and does not seek to deny
    >their existence, but merely to place them in abeyance until such time as
    >they may be subjected to useful observation and experiment?

    Yes, it does look provisional. And, I'm not against moving, with some
    precisioned evidence, some part of the actual meme into the brain.

    >In some
    >cases, that time is already here.

    Well, that seems like wishful thinking, but, there are good studies that
    are helping us to understand the mental processes. All good things,
    regardless of memetic definitional skirmishes out here among the mufti'd.

    - Wade

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