Re: virus: Dawkins Refers to Church of Virus

Rhonda Chapman (
Mon, 3 May 1999 20:14:22 -0700

Dan Plante wrote:

>He [Steven Pinker ] seems to percieve on an intuitive level that the
>mind/conciousness is the emergent result of interation between memes,
>intelligence and emotion. I find it rather ironic that the evolutionists
are way
>off base, and the linguist has it nailed.

Don't sell linguistics short. It's a very complex science which combines logic and intuition. Any half-way decent linguist has to be a terrific analyst! (Okay I have a bias here, I admit it).

Anyway, thanks for passing on an interesting article.