Re: meme as catalytic indexical

From: Van oost Kenneth (
Date: Mon 26 Jan 2004 - 08:13:17 GMT

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    ----- Original Message ----- From: "M Lissack" <>
    > Some ideas thrive some ideas do not. What is that
    > distinguishes them? What is the mechanism for their
    > thriving or failing?

    << On how and why or what for and how many times a meme/ performance is/ has been or will be repeated.

    > Memes as replicator is an assertion that the meme is
    > its own cause for replication. Idea as "Final Cause"
    > if you will. But what distinguishes the causes
    > between successful and unsuccessful memes?

    << A good or a bad performance would do the trick in the specific cultural/ social environment needed for its propagation/ replication/ performation.


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