Re: Words and memes

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Date: Sat Feb 09 2002 - 09:47:03 GMT

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    At 10:12 AM 8/02/02 -0500, Ray wrote:
    >Hi Jeremy,
    >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. It
    >unnecessarily politicizes the field when there are many areas than
    >memetics can be used to explore that won't have that consequence. That
    >is why you won't see me join in debates about Christianity, Scientology,
    >or Osama bin Laden here.
    >Ray Recchia
    Sure Ray
    But I was thinking that the most important memes to us an the dawn of a
    millennia that our species may not survive, was the memetic formation of
    politics and religion.
    Nevertheless, I will try really, really hard to tone down my rhetoric.
    Yours sincerely

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