From: Bill Spight (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 24 Mar 2005 - 18:14:02 GMT
> By "recessive" memes, all I really have in mind is the distinction
> between the information that we may acquire, and its effects on our
> behaviour. I wanted to point up the fact that we can have all sorts
> of information that we don't necessarily act upon - and by calling it
> "recessive" I wanted to highlight the corresponding fact that it
> nonetheless remains possible for it to exert its effects at some
> future point, when we acquire some different memes and hence change
> its memetic context.
I am reminded of interpersonal games in Berne's transactional analysis
("Games People Play"). Berne points out that people learn all the roles of a game, even if they play only one of them. Under certain circumstances they may play other roles.
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