From: Wade T.Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri 08 Nov 2002 - 00:32:43 GMT
On Thursday, November 7, 2002, at 07:16 , Grant Callaghan wrote:
> No one can prove the existence of a mind and I don't think anyone can
> prove the existence of a meme. The mind is a process of the brain but
> not every animal with a brain has a mind. It seems unique to human
> beings. Within that mind are ideas that propagate through their
> usefulness to the people who use them. When an idea ceases to be
> useful, it ceases to exist.
If the mind cannot be proved, ideas cannot be proved. Ideas are also
processes of the brain.
> But where can you put your finger on any of these things outside of the
> brain to prove that they exist?
Performance. Artifact. That's what's there. And here. And everywhere.
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