Date: Thu 31 Oct 2002 - 20:32:02 GMT
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Wade T.Smith" <email@example.com>
> > On Thursday, October 31, 2002, at 03:05 , firstname.lastname@example.org
> > wrote:
> > > 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
> > > meme-type.
> > Nothing is primarily totally new, with few exceptions. Even alien
> > life, if it took root here after being carried upon meteorites, is
> > not new to the universe.
> > But, yes, the common meme-type is what is similar, and allows
> > patterned tracking, and provides the continuity we may call culture.
> > The forces behind each bemes' creation are not new, but
> > DNA-instructed ancient, if not downright hoary.
> Wade, Joe,
> How do we find such common meme- type similarities !?
> Are we conducting a search into etymology for meaning here or what !?
> Just interested,
Memes are irretrieveably semantic, that is, they are patterns which encode meaning in the mind. They also cause it to be encoded in behavior (both demonstration and communication, although communication is a second-level encoding, that is, an encoding of an encoding).
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