Re: Of memes and witchcraft

Robin Faichney (
Tue, 25 May 1999 09:29:01 +0100

Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 09:29:01 +0100
From: Robin Faichney <>
Subject: Re: Of memes and witchcraft
In-Reply-To: <001a01bea663$946b84c0$e4d56ccb@ddiamond>

In message <001a01bea663$946b84c0$e4d56ccb@ddiamond>, Chris Lofting
<> writes
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Robin Faichney <>
>To: <>
>Date: Tuesday, 25 May 1999 4:45
>Subject: JCS: Of memes and witchcraft
>>Memetics can only become quantitative if memes can be precisely defined and
>>this is difficult. Units of information can be defined adequately but, as
>>the failures of AI projects show, units of meaning present insuperable (so
>>far) problems,

Just to clarify: Chris Lofting quotes a message originated by Chris Nunn
and sent to jcs-online which was then forwarded by me to memetics, as
with other messages in this thread. I should perhaps have let Chris
Nunn and other jcs-online contributors know I'd done this.

Robin Faichney

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