Date: Mon 04 Nov 2002 - 00:29:43 GMT
> On Sunday, November 3, 2002, at 06:02 , firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > I consider memes to be meaningful; otherwise, there would be no
> > basis upon which we could choose between them. And choose we do.
> Many models of of memesinthemind offer us memes we have no choice
> over. Yours is a somewhat untenable, and certainly unprovable,
> position regarding choice. Like I said earlier, if we all choose, and
> only choose what we choose, every performance would be perfect. We are
> not in control of many things, and the mind's processes are one of
> them, and performance is absolutely one of the things we are not in
> control over, to any degree of absolution.
We can choose which meme-type we access for a performance (I just chose the type-type), although we may not be capable of perfectly actualizing it, but appealing that absence of perfection is absence, period, is an absolutistic and static argument that does not refer to the contingent world in which we live, nor to the dynamic selves which we are.
> - Wade
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