Date: Thu 19 Jun 2003 - 04:53:29 GMT
Date sent: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 00:45:06 -0400
Subject: Re: Meme definition (was: birthdays)
From: "Wade T. Smith" <email@example.com>
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> On Thursday, June 19, 2003, at 12:39 AM, Joe wrote:
> > Unless there are multiple minds with different memes (not just
> > facts) in them, there is nothing that their interaction can
> > replicate, regardless of external environment or venue, or even any
> > way that they can meaningfully interact at all.
> Go see Finding Nemo.
> Get real. No coffee needed.
> - Wade
Look up the definition of the word 'meaningfully'; it has to do with standing for that which is other than itself. Meanings are signs and their primordial characteristic is 'aboutness'. But if you restrict your
'model' to fishes and wishes, at least you won't bother the serious folks too much.
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> Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission
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