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On Sun, 2002-03-10 at 08:42, Wade T.Smith wrote:
> On Sunday, March 10, 2002, at 10:21 , Ned Wolpert wrote:
> > The only thing I end up with is that educating people on the concept of
> > these two replicators is very important. That way we can avoid the
> > pitfalls of having two replicators driving our actions though 'instinct'
> > and our concept of 'intelligence'. Course, then I'm back to square one;
> > what education is this? I don't think it currently exists in any form.
> Point on.
> But certainly critical thinking curricula come the closest, or at least
> start on the right road.
Yes, but only for the few; its not widely available in current education
systems. (Least here in the USA) In general, philosophy seems to be
dying, but that may be just my perspective.
What 'meme' do we use to spread the concept of 'meme' to the public so
that the public realizes this reality of thought and desires education
on the topic, rather than force education onto them? And how does one
(if one can) prevent the topic from degrading into a 'racist' or
The short of it is this: "I think I understand memes, but now what?"
Virtually, Ned Wolpert <firstname.lastname@example.org> 4e75
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