From: Lawrence DeBivort (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 29 Jan 2004 - 18:05:33 GMT
I do believe that the fidelity of a transmission is a key issue in memetics.
If the 'idea' deteriorates too rapidly during the course of transmission, we
would view that as a memetic weakness of possibly fatal significance.
Lawrence de Bivort
The Memetics Group
> >copying fidelity has NOTHING to do with meaning
> We truly speak different languages. Because in *engineering* language if
> the copying fidelity of a transmission path gets too bad no meaning gets
> through at all. Someone could be telling me I won the lotto, but
> if all I
> hear on my cell phone is _SCRAWWWK_ the meaning failed in transmission
> because of poor fidelity.
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