Re: Do monkeys have memes

Mark Mills (
Wed, 5 Nov 97 19:51:49 -0600

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Subject: Re: Do monkeys have memes
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 97 19:51:49 -0600
From: Mark Mills <>
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>But of course, since humans are made up of things with no agency, then
>they don't have agency themselves in the strong sense...

>Again, I can turn it around by saying that all systems are assemblies of

>> The 'selfish gene' with its homunculi is a useful intellectual trap. It
>> gets all sorts of people to consider alternative epistimologies.

> Can you expand on this?

It looks like you have a good grasp of the riddle.


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