memetic engineering?

Ken McE (
Sun, 29 Mar 1998 02:05:30 +0000

Date: Sun, 29 Mar 1998 02:05:30 +0000
From: Ken McE <>
Subject: memetic engineering?

<> Wrote:

Recent posts (Josip, Ton, Kastytis, Rob & others) have got me to
thinking. The very concept of the engineerability of something as big as
global human culture seems silly. Where are the handles? Where are the

Checking around to see if there *are* any handles or levers is part of
what a new science is all about. If no one can find them, then we will
just have to call it a philosophy rather than a science.

Regards, Ken McE

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