Fw: memetics-digest V1 #1011

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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Kenneth Van Oost <Kenneth.Van.Oost@village.uunet.be>
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    Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 9:50 PM
    Subject: Re: memetics-digest V1 #1011

    >
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: Wade T.Smith <wade_smith@harvard.edu>
    > > On Sunday, April 7, 2002, at 04:33 , Jarmo Pystynen wrote:
    > > > "Have you ever realized that in the perfect state of observation you,
    > > > the observer, you the thinker, the center cease to exist?"
    > >
    > > And I wrote not three days ago, to another, a concerningly similar-
    > >
    > > "The true act of observation is done in silence- no thoughts impede- it
    > > is a totally receptive state. And, within this state, what flows in the
    > > mind, and what processes congeal and form to bring sense to this
    > > silence, is the creative process, and, it works as well upon the field
    > > of science (and as validly) as it does upon the field of art and poetry,
    > > each with their own tools and experiences and cultures and technologies
    > > and practitioners and traditions. But it is where one takes the fruits
    > > of this silence that determines what is to be next- science or poetry.
    > > Facts or feelings."
    >
    > Hi all,
    >
    > I say,
    >
    > In the beginning there was the word !
    > No !! In the beginning there was the emotion !
    >
    > Words are just recent phenomenons, they replace the emotion, like the
    > trot replaced the gallop, while the gallop is the natural way of the
    horse.
    > People learn it to trot. [ They] removed people from the emotional poetry
    > by letting him reason, that is to say, by letting him chatter, isn 't it
    !?
    >
    > Louis- Ferdinand CÚline
    >
    > A lovely way to describe what ' memes ' actually do, don 't you think !?
    >
    > Regards,
    >
    > Kenneth
    >

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