Date: Sun 18 May 2003 - 18:57:04 GMT
> On Sunday, May 18, 2003, at 04:22 AM, memetics-digest wrote:
> > the selfsame meme would be encoded somewhat differently [in the
> > memeinthemind model]
> And that is, if not a straw man, at least an equivocation worthy of a
> master confidence trickster, if not a politician.
> Calling two separate things 'the selfsame thing but encoded somewhat
> differently' is a prime example of dodging the question, and ignoring
> the reality.
> And it's plain sloppy.
> - Wade
Nope; An oyster is still an oyster, even if the shell had to grow into a shape different from other oysters to accommodate the cliff to which it attached itself.
What is sloppy beyond Occamic justification is to claim that every
performance is a shiny new meme, nonrelational to all its predecessors
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