Re: Words and memes

From: Scott Chase (
Date: Fri Feb 08 2002 - 19:58:04 GMT

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    >From: <>
    >Subject: Re: Words and memes
    >Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2002 13:10:28 -0500
    > >
    > > > I don't have a problem with people voicing their political or
    > > religious
    > > > views. I do have a problem with using memetics to justify them.
    > >
    > > Is memetics a valid justification for anything?
    > >
    > > - Wade
    > >
    >Is this more of your 'I am really not convinced that memetics is useful
    >for anything even though I post to this list more than anyone except
    >Vince who share my views' stance? It is a nice fallback position but it
    >is a bit like a straight guy telling a homosexual what good gay sex
    >should be like.
    Hey...I'm not convinced either. At least Wade attempts to consider the
    alternative that memetics may not be useful or at least not a justification
    for things.

    Too bad critics such as Adam Kuper don't post here.

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