From: Wade T. Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun 09 Mar 2003 - 23:39:29 GMT
On Sunday, March 9, 2003, at 03:17 PM, memetics-digest wrote:
> Performance is the television; the meme is the program.
The _program_ is the performance- TV is the _medium_.
> the meme itself is the encoded semantic
> content which is thus transmitted, and the performance is just a medium
> by which transmission occurs.
Explain 'semantic content' as a function of behavior.
Explain 'transmission' as the sole function of performance.
And then, please, your explanation of 'performance' somehow being 'just
I'm not sounding like Dace- you're sounding like the soul's apologist,
and refusing to see the implications of performance and basic human
behavior within spatiotemporal bounds of culture (to more use your
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