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