Re: Papers critical of memetics

Tim Rhodes (
Sun, 7 Feb 1999 23:17:12 -0800

From: "Tim Rhodes" <>
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Subject: Re: Papers critical of memetics
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 1999 23:17:12 -0800

Aaron continued on and on with:

>Memetics itself is a target of harsh criticism, some of which may appear
>mean and deceptive. Having internal processes of criticism (of both ideas
>and, at times, professional conduct) will be important in establishing the
>field's credibility as a science.

Jesus, Aaron! Just produce some real @*%#ing useful research in the field
and you'll persuade more scholars of memetic's credibility than you could by
any other means.

And have a little faith in your own subject matter and in other people's
discernment for once.

-Tim R.

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