From: Van oost Kenneth (email@example.com)
Date: Mon 10 Mar 2003 - 16:32:26 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wade T. Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Sunday, March 9, 2003, at 03:17 PM, memetics-digest wrote:
> > But we do not live in an isolated present, bereft of memories and
> > anticipations. You illegitimately fragment the phenomenological flow
> > of sequential consciousness into a polyfurcated string of nonrelational
> > moments.
> Don't seem like that to me. We do not, indeed, live in an isolated
> present- it is filled with performances caused by memories and
> I only fragment the actual performance from these memories and
> anticipations, and I do so legitimately- please ask any performer.
So Wade, are you saying here that performances are caused by
memories and by anticipations and that thus the actually perfor-
mance ( the result of the above interaction) stands completely
loose from its originals !?
If so, I do see how the performance stands in itself seperate
from the individual but does this not also mean that it got ' a life
of its own ' or ' a life by ', like in previous posts about your
performance- scheme came about !?
In that sense the performance would indeed count as it was
a/ the meme....
Like I understand you, now_ your take on things is balancin'
some what close to mine. I often said, that in cases of under-
standing the meme ( by the receiver ), he have to have know-
ledge about what the sender is talking. In this case the per-
formance would be ' the understanding '....!?
For a good and complete ' understanding ' of the meme the
receiver must have access to all what is avaible as additional
info to comprehend. What is finally shaped in one's mind is
the end- result of all those agents... but one problem, al-
though_ is the final result just due to the Darwinian natural
selection of things !?
Intention and thus Lamarckism comes to mind.
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