Re: implied or inferred memes

t (MemeLab@aol.com)
Mon, 20 Sep 1999 15:49:02 EDT

From: <MemeLab@aol.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 15:49:02 EDT
Subject: Re: implied or inferred memes
To: memetics@mmu.ac.uk

In a message dated 9/20/99 1:15:03 PM Central Daylight Time,
proftim@speakeasy.org writes:

>>Jake:
>>
>>As Blackmore would say it, we have to demonstrate that memes are not
>>effectively on a "genetic leash."
>>
>>Bill:
>>
>>No comprende, sennor. Isn't everything cultural on a genetic leash?
>
>Sometimes genes just set the size of the "run", without the dog pulling
>anyone but himself around inside it.
>
>-Tim
>

That was a very good metaphorical way of saying it.

Thanks,

-Jake

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