From: M Lissack (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed 28 Jan 2004 - 22:13:11 GMT
Danny is of the neurons in the mind school:
"I think when referring to memes, we actually are
referring to a pattern in the brain that can be
transferred to another person via translation to
language or some other symbolic representation, and
that can then be transmitted from the second person to
a third person without losing much informational
content (copying fidelity).... So a meme is an
abstract concept that can survive
transmission/translation from one brain to another. A
successful meme is one that does so frequently."
--- Danny Iny <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Then what is it we should find?
> > artefacts ala Dawkins 1976
> > mind patterns ala Dawkins 1982
> > representations of mind patterns?
> a couple of weeks ago I wrote a couple of pages on
> the subject in an attempt
> to clarify my own thinking on the subject. You can
> get the PDF here:
> If someone thinks there's some merit to my argument
> (which I admit is
> somewhat muddled) then I'll develop it further.
> This was distributed via the memetics list
> associated with the
> Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of
> Information Transmission
> For information about the journal and the list (e.g.
> see: http://www.cpm.mmu.ac.uk/jom-emit
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