Re: definition of meme

From: Wade T. Smith (
Date: Wed 21 May 2003 - 09:11:17 GMT

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    On Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at 01:13 AM, Keith wrote:

    > But where or how memory is stored is not important to memetics. It is
    > only
    > important that we *can* do this and are able to pass on memes such as 3
    > balls and 4 strikes to other brains.

    Exactly. How the mind works is _not_ important to memetics.

    What is important is the passing- which is how two humans can operate inside a cultural venue.

    And the answer to that riddle is the performance model, which is at least one performer, at least one observer, and the parameters of the venue they perform and observe within.

    - Wade

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