From: Price, Ilfryn (I.Price@shu.ac.uk)
Date: Sat 16 Apr 2005 - 19:26:31 GMT
>>Making a better story suggests an increase in memetic fitness. Also, it
seems not to be uncommon. How many times are tales and accounts enhanced in the retelling to make a better story? (Whether consciously or unconsciously.) How does that happen? What does it imply for memetics?
It implies, or is at least consistent with the argument that the story is a meme (or a small memeplex). Enhancement increase
replication. This assumes you take, or consider for the sake of argument, the view that memes are replicating stories or
discourses. They exist in language.
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