Re: I know one when I see one

From: Bill Spight (
Date: Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 17:26:43 GMT

  • Next message: "Re: Standard definition"

    Dear Grant,

    > The use of "is replicated" leaves out reference to the fact that information
    > contained in the DNA is involved in the process of collecting duplicate
    > information for transfer to the second copy of that information to be
    > inserted into the new cell. In that sense, it definitely replicates itself.

    Like a mold or something molded. Like engraving plates and stamp dies. Like rubber stamps. Like marks on a paper in a copier. Like a photostatic plate. Like comic book pictures being copied with silly putty. Right?

    I may be wrong, but I thought that enzymes performed the proximate action. OC, *some* genes are responsible for those enzymes. :-)



    =============================================================== 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 : Wed 30 Oct 2002 - 17:29:49 GMT