Re: electric meme bombs

From: Philip Jonkers (
Date: Tue 22 Oct 2002 - 06:04:17 GMT

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    > I'm pretty much in agreement with you, but I propose that we call a meme
    > information contained in a transaction, the pattern if you will of the
    > information being transferred. Just as what we call a gene is the encoded
    > information contained in a segment of DNA, the pattern of information
    > contained in an attempt to communicate an idea (a transaction) through
    > (narrative), actions, or artifacts is something we can point to and call a
    > meme, although it has no physical manifestation other than the transaction
    > itself. But it is not the transaction we should refer to as the meme, it
    > the pattern of information encoded in the transaction.

    Yes sir...


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