Re: The /doggie/ "meme"

Bill Benzon (
Fri, 18 Jul 1997 17:14:44 -0500

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Date: Fri, 18 Jul 1997 17:14:44 -0500
From: (Bill Benzon)
Subject: Re: The /doggie/ "meme"

Ton Maas,

You seem to think you are correcting some falacies of which I am guilty.
Yet I don't see much difference between the end of my statement as you
quoted it and your correction.

>>then I don't think that it is culture which is encoded. All that's
>>encoded is the capacity for culture, which is, admittedly, merely a
>>verbal formula. But....
>Therefore, nothing even remotely like "culture"
>can be encoded in DNA. We can only say that "culture" is facilitated by
>certain human potentials resulting from both embryology and genetics.

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