From: Van oost Kenneth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 26 Feb 2004 - 19:40:03 GMT
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From: "M Lissack" <email@example.com>
> To the "purists" none of this matters. I have a
> hammer and I use it.
> Memes as ideas which "carry" their own reproductive
> force and which are subject to Darwinian "selection
> pressures" are in some stage of the evolution of the
> hammer above.
Oh, but I got nothing against those, but I understand ( and
we must get in touch with those to get any discussion going)_
that they run up against the limits of their own conceptions.
In memetic terms, those/ their assumptions simply refuse to
give way ( and as the memetisists we are, we had to see that
coming...sic)_ they are strongly conditioned within the indi-
vidual mind and within society.
No mere an evolution of memetic ideas will get us forward,
because mind/ brain/ consciousness are determinated by its
own/ natural material constraints.
Our mind, our memes/ ideas pose the obstacle to the very
ideas/ insight/ assumptions which seek to explain the original
point. If we want to change, we must change our forms of life,
our forms/ ways of thinking.
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