Date: Wed 16 Oct 2002 - 23:15:24 GMT
> On Wednesday, October 16, 2002, at 06:37 , email@example.com
> > Then what distinguishes them from flatworms, which also exhibit
> > modifiable behavior? Could it be conscious self-awareness
> > that
> > allows them to choose which memes of the memes they are shown to let
> > in, and which of those memes they wish to subsequently show?
> Prove to me that that follows.
> The meme as behavior model demands observation, and acceptance, and
> then performance. Conscious self-awareness fits very well, with no
> need for internal memes, into this model. And, it needs less pieces.
Observation (of an external action by the conscious self-awareness that resides in the brain) and acceptance (as worthy to be remembered by that conscious self-awareness) (in other words, willed internalization) are indeed required for subsequent performance (for the internalized memory to be accessed and acted upon).
> - Wade
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