Date: Tue 20 May 2003 - 18:24:51 GMT
> On Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at 12:35 PM, Joe wrote:
> > I call them memes if their meaning is transmitted from one person to
> > another.
> You strangle yourself wrapping this meaning and this meme together.
> Define 'meaning is transmitted'. Simple fact is, you can't, and then
> the hands start waving, and the meme is called up from the mystical
> Call them what you will. You have to show them to us first.
> Otherwise, they are pink unicorns in your garden.
I already demonstrated that with my 'wedding proposal' post, one to which, I hasten to notice, you did not reply. When a pattern of sign- referent strings possessed by one but not another is communicated to that other so that the other now possesses it, meaning has been transmitted (like I just did here).
> - Wade
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