From: Van oost Kenneth (email@example.com)
Date: Sun 20 Oct 2002 - 20:07:26 GMT
> > From: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Ok Joe, this sounds right to me, just one question !
> > What makes a pattern or whatever similar so that one is excitated by
> > performing it and another by observing it !?
> > What is in the meme that makes it in both occasions transferable, out
> > of the brain and absorb by the other !?
> That is the memetic part; the part that manages to make a behavior not
> just interesting to perceive, but also to attempt to perform.
Ok, I got that ! But the fact remains, what is that part !?
What is the part within the choreography that brings out the best in the
In a sense we can 't know that, we would have access to man 's dreams
and fantasies !
> > You can perform a behavior of which you are completely wild about, but
> > for me it could stay death meat, what makes it different of the one
> > mentioned above !?
> That's where hooks come in; hooks work by exploiting the basic drives
> of our common humanity and attempt to penetrate culturally (that is,
> memetically) obtained individual filters whose job is to preserve the
> memes to which they are attached by blocking the reception of possible
> competitors. "There is no God but Allah" is such a filter.
Same question here, why are those called hooks and why are others
simply left behind, progressively set on the sideway so to speak !?
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