From: Kenneth Van Oost (email@example.com)
Date: Tue 18 Apr 2006 - 20:04:37 GMT
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From: Scott Chase <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Re: Robert Aunger essay
> >It's interesting the way this discussion has developed. The issue of the
> >definition of the meme evolved very quickly into a discussion of
> >neutrality". Examples where the same information is carried on different
> >media were put forward by Kate, Keith and myself merely to emphasize the
> >nature of information, and thus the fact that memes, as items of
> >information, can be and are encoded not just in brains OR behavioural
> >patterns, but in brains AND behavioural patterns AND all kinds of
> >artifacts. That issue -- definition -- seems to me much more important --
> >especially given the fact that nobody has suggested that the substrate is
> >entirely neutral. But few of us seem to be very interested in it.
> Well Mogens mentioned Medium Theory and McLuhan. Jesse discussed aspects
> the source that might be important to a given receiver. I'd say there's a
> few of us interested in these topics relted to media.
> If a receiver is sexist they might discount info presented by a woman as
> source. Jesse also raised a good point about the vocal qualities of a
> where he was turned off by a speaker on an audiobook so much that he gave
> and bought the traditional paper/ink codex format.
> Besides voice there are other qualities of a speaker that may have an
> on the transmission of info, such as credibility, authority,
> similarity to receiver, etc. Such things cannot be discounted.
Hello guys, wake up, I mentioned this years ago !
Meme- acts !! In what a kind of context I forgot, didn 't I write an essay
about it !?
I have to check my own feedback- info and library...
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