Lee Daniel Crocker (
Thu, 23 Jan 1997 15:24:41 -0800 (PST)

<< A humorous meme doesn't have to be a contra-meme, many jokes are
positive to the target. >>

> examples?

How about humorous understatement? In the "Aquatic Ape" thread,
someone illustrated that trajectory calculation could evolve
without the behavior of throwing in arboreal primates, saying
something to the effect of "...missing the branch you leap for
is not adaptive to survival."

Makes the point rather well, don't you think?