Date: Fri 18 Oct 2002 - 16:57:42 GMT
> > ...a mental predisposition to engage in instances of certain
> > behaviors more frequently than one might engage in them in its
> > absence.
> But this suggestion precludes behavior itself,
No it doesn't. Cut and paste time. "to engage in instances of certain behaviors..." See?
> as well as artifacts
> and inventions, all of which are attributes of culture which can all
> be replicated (to variable accuracy though).
No, making artifacts is a behavior.
> I'm afraid I find this a
> too limited definition. I'm also not sure if one can replicate a
> `mental predisposition'. Perhaps you can explain in greater detail
> what you mean Joe.
Not exactly, but recognizeably so, that is, it can lead to recognizably similar behavior in the recipient as the transmitting behavior, so the recipient may transmit it in turn (behavior also includes communication and discourse).
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