Re: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Tim Rhodes (
Thu, 2 Oct 1997 11:20:32 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Marie Foster wrote:

> If we are going to be able to really make this a science we must come up
> with some simple assumptions we can test. I have a study I would like
> to do if I had the time.

Do tell!!! If public knowledge would spoil the data collection, sent it
to me off list. I'm very interested. I had an idea as well, which I
offered here, but don't have the time (it seems) to carry out. Maybe I'll
send it to you.

> I am feeling that memetics has already split between theorists and
> pragmatists.

Many of the theorists, I suspect, would love to be pragmatists, but don't
have the time. When is someone going to offer a grant for memetic

-Prof. Tim