Re[3]: Robert Aunger essay

From: Robin Faichney (
Date: Sat 15 Apr 2006 - 11:29:30 GMT

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    Friday, April 14, 2006, 6:31:55 PM, Keith wrote:

    > I see it, having made the same argument for years as well. I go a bit
    > further that genes can be in any storage medium as well. The difference in
    > these classes of information is that memes to have real world influence
    > have to be in a brain, genes have to be in cells, and likewise a computer
    > virus has to be in the proper computer/OS. Otherwise all three are all
    > just inactive bits.

    I don't see this difference. ANY information will be "inactive bits" in some contexts and significant in others.

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