Re: (Reply to Benzon)

From: Wade T. Smith (
Date: Sun 25 May 2003 - 19:02:59 GMT

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    On Sunday, May 25, 2003, at 02:58 PM, Gudmundur wrote:

    > But if it weren't for an existing interpretative context (scientists'
    > minds and other paraphernalia) published genes would not mean anything
    > to anyone. Similarly, for DNA to convey any information there has to
    > be the interpretative environment of the cell. So, a more accurate
    > view of information is to see it as emerging when some system
    > (scientist, cell, etc.) interprets a series of signifiers/signs (DNA,
    > letters, etc.).

    And there it is.

    - Wade

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