Spirits in The Material World

Rich & Linda Speel (rlspeel@calnet.org)
Wed, 9 Jun 1999 08:32:54 -0700 (PDT)

Date: Wed, 9 Jun 1999 08:32:54 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <v03110701b383d4700147@[]>
To: memetics@mmu.ac.uk
From: Rich & Linda Speel <rlspeel@calnet.org>
Subject: Spirits in The Material World

Mario, you said:
>I wished we could restrict memetics to this: how beliefs influence human

I agree that memes influence human behavior.

Thanks, everyone, for your thoughts on my post. I think some of you read
more into my post, than what I was really saying. Memes work fast, don't
they? The words we use are like triggers, sometimes, and can bring up
conditioned or prejudiced responses, subconsciously, I think.

I have another area of discussion I would like to broach concerning memes.
What do you all think that psychedelic substances, like peyote or
mushrooms, play in understanding memes or creating new ones? Is there a
root behavior that humans possess without cultural conditioning or genetic

I hope this list seriously supports a sense of humor.

Integrally yours,

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