RE: Standard definition

From: Richard Brodie (
Date: Tue 29 Oct 2002 - 03:49:45 GMT

  • Next message: John Wilkins: "Re: I know one when I see one"

    <<Yes. The memes at the basic levels are transmitted directly, in general. Some higher level entities are transmitted directly, such as an algebraic formula learned in school. With others, transmission is not obvious and may not actually occur. One's philosophy of life is a good example.>>

    Buddha realized that wisdom could not easily be transmitted directly and developed a path for people to follow that would lead to the acquisition of wisdom indirectly.

    Richard Brodie

    =============================================================== This was distributed via the memetics list associated with the Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission For information about the journal and the list (e.g. unsubscribing) see:

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Tue 29 Oct 2002 - 03:53:30 GMT