Date: Mon 19 May 2003 - 18:30:44 GMT
> On Sunday, May 18, 2003, at 04:17 PM, Joe wrote:
> > Mind is active and alterational. Mutation and selection happen in
> > there. It's where hooks and filters reside. Replication occurs
> > between, by means of performance (including showing, telling,
> > writing, etc.), but selection and mutation happens predominately
> > within, in the accommodation to and assimilation with differing
> > cognitive gestalts, and all of these are necessary for the evolution
> > of memes to occur.
> I suppose it's semantic. Yes, all those things are necessary for memes
> to occur. What you have described above is my 'cultural venue', which
> includes humans and their performances, and all the methods used to
> produce these performances, and only with all of these things working
> together is cultural evolution possible.
> Just my point.
> Thanks, Kenneth, for at least understanding it.
But my point is that it must also include the internal cognitive environment (for most storage, mutation and selection). Internal and external, once again, are BOTH essential, and when you reject one side of the memtic coin, as with a 'performance-only' model, you are left with only half a theory.
> - Wade
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