Re: RE: memetic fitness

Aaron Lynch (
Thu, 22 Jul 1999 11:41:41 -0500

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Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 11:41:41 -0500
From: Aaron Lynch <>
Subject: Re: RE: memetic fitness
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At 04:02 PM 7/22/99 +0100, Ilfryn PRICE wrote:
>>>Aargh! I think I need to go and lie down!!!! Anybody got any valium?
>>>and finally... what was I going to say? I don't know I've lost it
>>>completely now, I'm just a gibbering wreck maybe you're right we shouldn't
>>>debate any more
>>Fine. I'm not here to make a nervous wreck of anyone. Besides, we both have
>>serious work to do.
>Oh come now guys - keep it up or many promising analses of the relative
fitness of the Gatherer meme and the Lynch meme will be
>scuppered. Anyone into memetics as discourse could have a field day
calibrating equations olong the lines of
>W (g) = 1 - S(l) or vice versa
>Anyone inmto memetics as the source of individual barriers to learning and
enquiry (see Chapters 5 and 6 of Shifting the
>Patterns) could likewise have a field day.
>Go to it. You will do applied memetics a service.


He said "Valium," not "Stalazine." (!)


--Aaron Lynch

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