Re: I know one when I see one

From: Bill Spight (
Date: Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 14:20:15 GMT

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    Dear Wade,

    > > 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.

    And how does this transfer happen?

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

    But all performances differ. What is transfered?



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