Re: I know one when I see one

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 03:02:15 GMT

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    On Thursday, October 24, 2002, at 12:41 , Bill Spight wrote:

    > it is not clear that you have cultural
    > transfer simply by transferring meanings.

    Which makes any internal considerations irrelevant to the performance
    _as_ performance (meme), as the performance transfers things that might not have been intended _at any point_ by the performer.

    The meme is the performance. An observer may attempt to perform it again. That is the basis of cultural transmission.

    - Wade

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