From: "Tim Rhodes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Church of Virus" <email@example.com> Subject: Re: virus: memes, genes and empiricism Date sent: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 01:34:43 -0700 Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Please show me the empirical evidence showing that rituals must be
> based around the seasons -- either of the earth or man -- in order to be
Please show me thae empirical evidence that if we are serious about this, that such basing of rituals makes no more sense than basing them around squid migratory routes. Ya gotta start somewhere; it only makes eminent sense to start at those things which we routinely share - the experience of our linearly maturing selves and the experience of the circularly proceeding seasons.