From: Richard Brodie (email@example.com)
Date: Sat 24 May 2003 - 16:33:34 GMT
<<What I do believe is that culture
can be explained with a quantum unit that is a performance comprised of
a performer and an observer and a venue, and that all three are
minimally necessary and sufficient for cultural evolution.>>
If you're talking about a Darwinian model of evolution, you need a
replicator. Do you consider a performance a replicator?
And by "quantum unit" are you saying that performances as indivisible?
<< I do firmly
believe that cultural evolution is not possible with only a meme in a
On this you have firm agreement from everyone on the list, I'm sure.
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