Re: Twins

Wade T.Smith (
Mon, 30 Aug 1999 12:22:35 -0400

Subject: Re: Twins
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 12:22:35 -0400
From: "Wade T.Smith" <>
To: <>

>I think this is a very appropriate promising area for aspiring memeticists
>to provide explanations.

Well, yes. With twins, there is a great deal of those pesky genetic
variations removed- twins are almost a control group and an experiment
group in one. This has always been their charm for experimental use.

Now- if we can only remove all the variations involved with choosing
toothpastes, the day will dawn brightly.

But, yes, I do concur that we are not talking about 'quantum things
mysteriously happening at a distance'. Until shown otherwise, of course.
Occam does like looking at this genetically, though. Even to taste
propensity, because the taste of the toothpaste _could_ be considered one
of the paramount determinants of choice, assuming they have both tasted
others, and assuming they aren't just choosing for price, and....

- Wade

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