Re: A meme is...

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Thu 17 Oct 2002 - 02:59:30 GMT

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    >...a mental predisposition to engage in instances of certain behaviors
    >more frequently than one might engage in them in its absence.
    Hmmm. That would make behaviors such a learning our first language a meme. It would include all the hardwired behaviors we inherit as members of the human race. All humans have a predisposition to learn language. Somehow that doesn't distinguish memes from inherited behaviors. Are there any other characteristics that would distinguish them further?


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