Re: Meme pools~drosophila

Wade (
Mon, 23 Jun 97 20:12:49 -0400

Subject: Re: Meme pools~drosophila
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 97 20:12:49 -0400
From: Wade "T.Smith" <>
To: memetics <>

>I'm defending the physical analogy between genes and memes. They are
>analogous systems residing in different frequency domains.

You got to start somewhere- although 'frequency domains'? - sounds a
little newagey to me....

> From this
>perspective, it is not hard to see how computers will fit into the
>picture, but I'll leave that for another day.

Are computers not the drosophila we seek? Or the programs thereof? Do we
have something complex enough to be studied as a memetic set yet?

Or will we have to grow our own fruitflies?

Wade T. Smith | "There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god." |
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