Re: "scientism"

Bill Benzon (
Fri, 9 Apr 1999 21:26:40 -0400

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Date: Fri, 9 Apr 1999 21:26:40 -0400
From: (Bill Benzon)
Subject: Re: "scientism"

At 7:55 PM 4/9/99 +0100, Chris Lees wrote:
>Bill wrote:
>> >Unfortunately, L. Gabora only touches what zen meditation is about in this
>> >brief and
>> >superficial way. There is a vast body of work - from Nagarjuna, to Hua Yen
>> >metaphysics, to Dogen, etc., etc., - which could be drawn upon.I wonder if
>> >anyone
>> >is working on it, and if not , why not.
>> I'm not sure what you're getting at. Whatever memetics is, it is not an
>> intellectually mature activity. As you can see from recent postings, there
>> is fundamental disagreement on the meaning and use of basic terminology.
>I agree memetics is not intellectually mature. I wish some genius would
>appear on this list and put us all on the right track in an irrefutable

Maybe s/he has and we've failed to understand.

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