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> Going back to Kenneth's idea, surely this too suggests that memes must
> at least periods of fixity so that people can recognise their own, and
> opposing subcultural groups.
<< If there are enough reasons to amplify the differencies between things
they will be fixed.
That is, if an inbalance, if a inequality is being " rewarded " the memes of
racism or anything else will be fixed.
In Nietzsches terms, if you take away the conflictual concept between
you get zip !! In order to get something ' right ' you need to overcome the
notion that someone else is different and therefor needs other things.
In other words, you need the unbalance, you need the multitude, you need
the differencies, you need the change and you need the diversity.
You need to overcome yourself, you have to accept the multitude, the diffe-
rencies, the change and the diversity and if you are able to do that you
will take away " reasons " for getting racialist.
( I am, because we are) infinited possibilities
That's not to say they can't be fluid, as with
> the original punk/NF skinhead haircut being appropriated, first by the gay
> community in the UK, and currently it's become a mainstream look as well.
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