Re: Durkheim redux

From: Derek Gatherer (
Date: Tue 12 Apr 2005 - 08:15:53 GMT

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    >Dennett in particular is fond of phrases like "the haven all memes depend
    >on reaching is the human mind" [Consciousness Explained, p. 207,
    >pbk]. Well, where does he think they hang out before they "reach" a human

    I think he thinks that they hang out in books and other artefactual media etc. But they need to get to minds because only there can they program for their further dissemination to more books, minds and so on. (I'm not advocating this, just expressing my interpretation of Dennett)


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