From: Chris Taylor (Christopher.Taylor@man.ac.uk)
Date: Mon 31 Mar 2003 - 13:43:11 GMT
Does agency require volition? And what is volition - cyanobacteria
floating up and down with the light? Does all life have power to act in
any meaningful sense? What is the difference between rust and lichen?
Wade T. Smith wrote:
> On Monday, March 31, 2003, at 07:23 AM, memetics-digest wrote:
>> I'm perfectly willing to grant agency to genes and memes.
> If agency is what is being granted, then, IMHO, there is no escape from
> the performance model of memetics. It is the only theory that supplies
> the active agent.
> - Wade
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