Re: memetics-digest V1 #1297

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Sun 02 Mar 2003 - 21:05:51 GMT

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            Again, there was no-one in the Tlingit tribe that came to Harvard to examine their own tribe's artifacts that had any idea what several of them were for. The information that helped to form this artifact is gone. It is not only not invariant, it is absent, and no-one, even from the culture that created it, had any information about it.

    The information is still encoded in the artifact.


    - Wade

    Speaking of bullshit, I suppose you'll tell me there's no information encoded in Egyptian and Summerian writing and artifacts, either. Just what do you consider information? Does anything meet your criteria?


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