Date: Tue 27 May 2003 - 20:47:20 GMT
> On Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 03:47 PM, Joe wrote:
> > If it is granted that it is externally taught and learned (between),
> > then it is communicated between minds, that is, transmitted by one
> > mind and received by another, which means it has
> > proliferated/replicated, and thus is memetic in nature, by
> > definition.
> Granting that something is memetic in nature does not demand that
> there then need be a meme in a mind, and it does not demand that
> something is 'transmitted by one mind and received by another' -
> whatever that means.
Actually, it does. Minds are the sources and the destinations of memes; without that cognitive environment, memes could not exist, and thus the qurstion of performing the absent would never arise. And transmission/reception between minds is achieved by encoding meaning in a commonly understood symbol system transmissable via action and receivable via perception.
> - Wade
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