From: Richard Brodie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 07 Nov 2002 - 00:05:20 GMT
<<Note that this memetic evolution is entirely in terms of expressions.
<smile>, <s>, and :-) all mean the same thing. This means that memes are
*not* ideas, at least not all memes. The idea stayed the same while the expression evolved. Those favoring internal memes need to account for such change.>>
I'm not sure I get your point here, Bill. How does the fact that "<smile>,
<s>, and :-) all mean the same thing" lead to the conclusion that not all memes are ideas? Are you saying that ideas are not involved in my choosing how I express myself?
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