From: Lawrence deBivort (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon 01 Aug 2005 - 21:12:04 GMT
Keith, I would suggest a slight modification to your: "the only time an idea
is not a meme is if someone thinks of it and never shares the idea with
anyone", to "the only time an idea is not a meme is if someone thinks of it
and never shares the idea with anyone, OR, if the originator shares it with
another, but the other does not accept it and in turn pass it on."
In other words, a meme is self-disseminating (through the medium of people);
if it fails to disseminate, through spoken by its originator, it does not
qualify as a meme.
Lawry de Bivort
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