Re: memetics-digest V1 #1315

From: Wade T. Smith (
Date: Fri 14 Mar 2003 - 16:06:25 GMT

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    On Friday, March 14, 2003, at 10:55 AM, memetics-digest wrote:

    > I don 't quite see where any performance originates !?

    "Brains obtain information about the world through the consequences of their own embodied actions. The information thus obtained is used in constructing meaning and is then discarded."

    'Constructing meaning' is what is attempted by performance.

    > but about new ' new ' ones.....

    You are asking how creation happens. Ask the creators. Some of them know, or say they know, and some of them are just as surprised when it happens as they have ever been surprised.

    Yes, I would like to know how creativity happens, too. I just don't happen to think there's anything 'memetic' about creativity, whatsoever.

    - Wade

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