Re: MEMES: superstitions

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Thu, 23 Jan 1997 15:35:17 -0800 (PST)

>RB>Those memes are great if OTHER people believe them. Was it William James
>RB>who said that the ideal world would be one in which everyone ELSE was a

RM> Really? William James' ideal world involves having no free love. paid sex,
RM> contraception, abortion rights - or anything else in the realm of human
RM> relationships specifically fordibben by that meme set. Not exactly my
RM> picture of heaven.

That's an annoying problem with real-life Christians--they have a bad
habit of passing laws. Jesus himself forgave the prostitute (though
he condoned classifying the business as a sin), but other Christians
have generally not been so accommodating.