Re: selfishness, buddhism, and memetics

Robin Faichney (
Thu, 15 Apr 1999 18:43:00 +0100

Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 18:43:00 +0100
From: Robin Faichney <>
Subject: Re: selfishness, buddhism, and memetics
In-Reply-To: <>

In message <>, writes
>I never really imagined what Dennet's and Dawkins' religious
>beliefs are - I had always sort of assumed that they were more western
>secularists - and Dawkins I believe has stated that he is an atheist. I
>never would have guessed that they were privately Buddhists, but now that you
>mention it - I imagine that wouldn't be necessarily incompatible with a lot
>of their other ideas.

It's not a central issue here, but just for the record, Buddhism is
quite widely considered an atheistic religion/philosophy.

Robin Faichney

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