Saturday, 16 March 2013


DarwinSF is a self-conscious memetic engineering shop.

They grabbed my attention recently by blogging an article titled Toward a Rigorous Science of Cultural Evolution.

We kind-of have that now, at long last. A least we have rigorous models which capture many of the most important aspects of the dynamics of cultural change.

Anyway, I checked out their site, and found they have a favourite set of memes: global warming. Yes, those are powerful memes to hitchhike on - but, alas, global warming in on my top ten list of bad causes - things that sap humanity's strength withouthproducing much of value.

Anyhow, here's their pitch:Meme Science vs. Global Warming

The video concludes:

Get involved and let's tackle this huge crisis - before it's too late.

<fx: Tim facepalms>

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