Date: Sun 25 May 2003 - 19:26:38 GMT
> 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.
And the system doing the interpreting is the cognitive gestalt, and it interprets by recourse to the memes and noncommunicable experiences it has assimilated..
> - Wade
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