RE: FW: Memetics in Time magazine

Gatherer, D. (
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 16:10:50 +0200

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 16:10:50 +0200
From: "Gatherer, D. (Derek)" <>
Subject: RE: FW: Memetics in Time magazine
To: "''" <>


I suppose there is a place for suspicion and paranoia, because
humans are often devious, but even more often they are just devious,
plus fallible, messy, incompetent, forgetful, prone to error and muddle.


Agreed. But suspicion and paranoia traditionally don't enter into
scientific discourse. One may suspect, but one is required to keep such
suspicions to oneself, and not attempt to hawk them around the scientific

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