Re: FW: Memetics in Time magazine

t (EGraham1@aol.com)
Tue, 20 Apr 1999 15:07:49 EDT

From: <EGraham1@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 15:07:49 EDT
Subject: Re: FW: Memetics in Time magazine
To: memetics@mmu.ac.uk

In a message dated 20/04/99 17:40:38 GMT Daylight Time, aaron@mcs.net writes:

<< The potential for intellectual conflict and conflict of interest is
sufficiently high that the possibility should be openly noted. Dawkins
certainly has had it within his power to keep his commitment to memetics
beyond question, and he simply has not done so in my opinion. >>

I attended the First Annual Charles Simonyi lecture at Oxford where Dawkins
invited Dennett as his "first choice" to talk about
<A HREF="http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/dennett/dennett_p1.html">"The
Evolution of Culture"
</A> i.e. memetics. This sounds like some sort of commitment to me. I
suspect he only has the same reservations which many here still have.

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