From: William Benzon (email@example.com)
Date: Thu 20 Mar 2003 - 17:11:24 GMT
on 3/20/03 11:18 AM, Gudmundur Ingi Markusson at firstname.lastname@example.org
> He suggests that memes should be defined as Peircian sign-vehicles (in
> C.S.P.s terms, representamen), which can be any phenomenon or process in the
> world, which a cognizing subject interprets as referring to something else.
> Sign-vehicle-memes are replicated by way of the interpretative response of the
> cognizing subject. He separates the meme and the meaning (interpretation)
> arising in peoples brains. Also, he departs from the whole replicator
> conception, which he criticizes as one of the conceptual errors of
> conventional memetics. These are just some of the points I remember (I
> emphasize that I am jotting this down from memory). It is a highly recom!
> mended piece of writing.
Išve read that piece and Deaconšs position is an attractive one.
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