> Another interesting set of posts from the Templeton Meta listserve.
which then went on to give a give and interesting discussion of memes. I know
little about memes, so for those who are interested in them:
1) What evidence is there for memes (other than being a cute sociobiological
2) How do we test memetic explanations vs other explanations in behaviour?
3) What are the limits of the explanatory power of memes? In other words: if memes
are used to explain everything (as Blackmore seems to), they appear to explain