From: Robin Faichney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat 15 Apr 2006 - 11:29:30 GMT
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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