Re: virus: Sign memes & Chomsky

Tim Rhodes (
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 10:59:40 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 9 Apr 1997, Tony Hindle wrote:

> I am sure this can be translated into a more Memetically based
> description:
> The myriad disconected "spieces" of observations and pre-
> theories from a hundred years ago have given rise to a far smaller
> number of "Families" of concepts for the teaching of todays 14 yr olds.
> So todays 14 yr olds by filtering the families of concepts through their
> LADs add a hugher order of grammar.
> Can anyone make any sense of any of what I am trying to say
> here?

Yes. A friend of mine, a teacher, is working on finding a sort of Grand
Unified Theory for all these "Families" of concepts that can be applied
across all disciplines (no mean feat!).

-Prof. Tim