Re: MEMETICS: The Triumph of Reason

Roderick A. Carder-Russell (
Mon, 20 Jan 1997 22:12:24 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 21 Jan 1997, Damien Broderick wrote:

> If `meme' has any degree of rigour (which I rather doubt), a `bad meme', by
> definition, is simply one that fails to reproduce itself, while a `good
> meme' is one whose replication approaches maximal inclusive fitness. To
> confound the *content* of the meme with its worth (as assayed by some other
> memetic gauge) is to miss the point completely. My 2$s worth.

A perfect sum of my thoughts! This is what I tried to express
earlier, I'm glad that you were able to make it more clear.
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Roderick A. Carder-Russell
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specializing in man-machine symbiosis

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