Date: Thu 31 Oct 2002 - 08:05:06 GMT
> 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
> 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.
If it is indeed "based upon his apprehension of the original", then it is not totally new, but, along with the original, a token of their common meme-type.
> - Wade
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