Date: Wed 16 Oct 2002 - 20:59:55 GMT
> On Wednesday, October 16, 2002, at 02:58 , email@example.com
> > it resides in you meme-ory
> Your performance of it does not.
No, but that which makes the performance possible DOES.
> I do know the song, but have not performed it in many years. I do not
> consider my memory of it as a meme, in any way, as you know.
A memoryless person is a memeless person. They can't do, or say, anything meaningful; at most they would be randomly moving vegetables.
> I do consider the time I performed it with my children to be a meme.
> And if they remember it enough to perform it again, the meme will be
> replicated. But there is no meme in my head, and no 'meme-ory' (which
> is a nice little coinage, I think, to bolster the contention that
> memes are mental items) apart from the usual memory.
> Why is 'meme-ory' required by the meme-as-mental-item model?
Because that's where you re-meme-ber it. It IS the 'usual' meme-ory."
> - Wade
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