RE: The story-telling ape (was virus: Logic)

Robin Faichney (
Thu, 16 Oct 1997 13:40:20 +0100

> From: David McFadzean[]
> At 10:09 AM 10/15/97 +0100, Robin Faichney wrote:
> >I agree that all behaviour *can* be analysed in terms of
> >genes and memes, but disagree this particular story has
> >any special significance. Like any other, it has its
> >advantages and its disadvantages.
> What would make a story have particular significance?
I thought *you* were saying that. If you're not, that's fine! :-)

> >Do you see this story as conflicting with free will, or
> >compatible with it?
> Compatible. I think free will is a question of what is in
> control of a given system, and the answer depends on
> the level of description.
Suits me! ;-)