From: Chris Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 14 Apr 2005 - 00:03:31 GMT
Cultural memes can be regenerated by artefacts according to a posse on
here yes? Is pop art culture? Is 'natural' art? Is Nature itself? Where
is the demarcation between culture and environment? This is a
Bill Spight wrote:
> Dear Chris,
>> cf. the extensive recent stuff on artefacts and ~meme (which means
>> not the trivial dinner party 'cultural virion' conception)
>> [re]generation, as I mentioned in parentheses previously. It's not
>> all about backwards baseball caps y'know.
> I did a search for ~meme, and found this from 2001:
>> essentially I see my units (~memes) as coherent chunks of
>> information which have a meaning in some context.
> Those who claim that the mind or self is composed solely of memes are
> making claims about cultural determinism. Your more general term, ~meme,
> is not relevant to that discussion.
> 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. unsubscribing)
> see: http://www.cpm.mmu.ac.uk/jom-emit
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