On 3/11/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Lee Corbin</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:<div><span class="gmail_quote"></span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Okay. Like I say, two different ways of speaking essentially<br>the same thing: I'd call it simply "us", and I'd mean "our values,<br>predispositions, beliefs, dispositions, preferences, and attitudes".
<br><br>To me *we* are, (in the sense "to be identified with") those things.<br>Those things are both genetic (genes) and environmental (memes,<br>mostly) in origin. It is *we* as a race that I hope survives.<br>
Your way of speaking emphasizes our origins, and mine does not;<br>but we seem to totally agree on substance.</blockquote><div><br>
Right - yes, I think we do agree on substance then.<br>