RE: Tell

From: Richard Brodie (
Date: Thu 22 May 2003 - 15:00:15 GMT

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    Reed wrote:

    <<Quibble quibble: if you can infer the existence of someone's rule, then there must be some kind of physical expression of it. Hence, it is not silent. That is why they call it a "tell".>>

    Keith said a rule you never let anyone know about was not a meme. I remarked it could be a meme even if you didn't let anyone know about it because they might be able to infer it from observing your behavior. To me, the two are not the same.

    I take the position that any thought, belief, attitude, opinion, or learning I have may potentially affect my behavior in the future, and that affect on my behavior might, however slightly, increase the probability of that piece of mental information being replicated in another mind, Therefore, any mental information is a potential meme.

    Richard Brodie

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