Date: Sun 03 Nov 2002 - 07:58:17 GMT
> On Sunday, November 3, 2002, at 02:33 , email@example.com wrote:
> > What is stored in the brain, that is, peme-perceptions, would _have
> > to be_ [emphasis mine] memes.
> So you, and only you, insist.
And Dawkins, and Brodie, and Lynch, and Blackmore, and Dennett, and Aunger, and Gladwell, and on and on and on...
> What then is memory? Some 'alternative' storage system?
No, memes are part of what is stored in memory.
> > I totally agree with this. I do not separate them in any way. I
> > still fail to see how you can think I do.
> > Performance-only.
> The unit of cultural transmission is the performance. Not some
> unidentified, unfindable, unexplained, something in the mind that
> somehow precedes it.
And only Gatherer shares this view.
> I am not denying, separating, or in any way unrelating- in point of
> fact, I am insisting upon the conjoining of- the performer, the
> observer, and the time/space of performance. All of these are the
> performance. Perhaps _your_ definition of performance is what is
> preventing you from understanding. So, let's have it.
Performance is the external instantiation of a token of an internal meme-type.
> - Wade
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