RE: On Gatherer's behaviourist stance

Aaron Lynch (
Mon, 14 Sep 1998 13:26:29 -0500

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Date: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 13:26:29 -0500
From: Aaron Lynch <>
Subject: RE: On Gatherer's behaviourist stance
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At 09:03 AM 9/14/98 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:
>Mario wrote:
><<The community of memeticists does not seem to agree about what
>should be called a meme.Saying, like Paul, 'Never mind, and let me do
>applied memetics now' doesn't
>work. It is like chemists doing chemistry without agreement on what an atom
>It's like the Wright Brothers doing heavier-than-air flight without
>agreement on the science of aeronautics.

Except for Gatherer's thesis, which is more like saying that both the
flight and the aerodynamic science are impossible, so let's work only on
submarines and hydrodynamics.

--Aaron Lynch

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