Re: when is a meme selfish?

Robin Faichney (
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 17:53:12 +0100

Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 17:53:12 +0100
From: Robin Faichney <>
Subject: Re: when is a meme selfish?
In-Reply-To: <>

In message <>, Robin Faichney
<> writes
>In message <>,
>Richard Brodie <> writes
>><<Any and every anthropomorphism is an example of the intentional stance,
>>but I don't think that it clarifies matters to drag that in here.>>
>>If you don't think dragging in the intentional stance helps when discussing
>>what Dawkins meant by "selfish," I'm extremely skeptical of your
>>understanding of his work and I really don't know where to proceed.
>Well, neither do I, so let's drop it, OK?

Changed my mind. Maybe we can make progress by focussing on one
question: in what way does the information you concede is encoded on the
rock differ from the meme?

Robin Faichney
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