Re: electric meme bombs

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Sun 20 Oct 2002 - 20:32:03 GMT

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    > > >From: "Grant Callaghan" <>
    > > > > So I vote for the word "meme" to refer to the information encoded as
    > > >part
    > > >of
    > > > > a transaction between two or more people which may or may not lead
    > > > > replication.
    > > >
    > > >Grant,
    > > >
    > > >Why needing two or more people !?
    > > >Why not taking on the self- building- by- memes- scheme and live
    > > >by it !?
    > > >The self- kicking guy inside myself is doing a hell of a job !
    > > It would negate the meaning of the word "transaction."
    >But is that necessary to conduct an inquiry into memetics, considering
    >the fact, like I posted, about hikikomori !?
    >If all these kids were to be living in isolation how did the behavior
    >if not by kicking their own a... !?
    >How can a transaction take place between isolated islands of frustrated
    >Considering the fact that all the parents didn 't said anything about the
    >condition wherein their kids were living !
    Do you think that other kids indulging in this behavior had never been talked about in the presence of these kids either at school by their peers or in the newspapers or on TV? I would say by word of mouth from peers would be the most logical method of transmission.



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