Re: electric meme bombs

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 02:11:24 GMT

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    On Sunday, October 20, 2002, at 05:41 , Van oost Kenneth wrote:

    > Wade, what about the sub- consciousness level of things !?
    > Are there memes there?

     From the perspective of the behavior-only model, no, there are no memes there. Never were, never will be.

    > Unless we know how memes are born and where

    Memes are born and die in the behaviors of cultural performance. What happens in the brain of the first performer, consciously or unconsciously, is irrelevant to the observer, who will attempt, if any attempt is made, to perform a totally new meme based upon his apprehension of the original.

    - Wade

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