RE: virus: Memetical Axioms

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 23 Sep 1997 10:20:40 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 22 Sep 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> Of course. But why stop at genes? We are not solely memetic and
> genetic creatures, we are also chemical creatures and physical
> creatures, so you can't talk about human behaviour without
> talking about chemistry and physics, right?

Good point. Diet effects the chemical make up of the brain in as profound
a way as genes (if not more).

Of course, we could chose to limit our discussions to the memetic aspects
of behaviour if that was what we wanted here.

-Prof. Tim