Re: memetics-digest V1 #1306

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Sun 09 Mar 2003 - 03:36:56 GMT

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    At any rate, if there is no performance, there is nothing to apprehend, and nothing to form any thoughts about or to perform again.

    Thoughts held within the brain and non-performance are both culturally useless, and I'm still at a loss to see how they are not.

    Show me what I didn't do today, and I'll tell you what you were thinking....

    - Wade

    Where do the memes come from that you transmit through performance? Or do you think we invent them on the spot as we perform without any forethought? Even if we manufacture them by performing them, we have to shape them out of something in our minds. It's the information that comprises the meme, not the transmission. The transmission can take many forms and often does.


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