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Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Memes are a concept to make uncited references
> appear to be natural.
The meme conspiracy? Do they have secret meetings?
> Memes are voodoo, more
> of the pseudo-science, poor scholarship and
> marketingese over research that made the 90's the
> decade of the gullible.
Memes are a metaphor: the viral idea. They don't explain how ideas seem
to take over their hosts and turn them into factories for spreading
themselves, they just make a poetic comment about it. Complaining that
memes aren't science is like complaining about "sea of troubles" because
problems aren't really wet and salty.