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From: salice <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2001 10:42 PM
> hm, no.
> memes live in brains. that a brain exists, that it is able to process
> is at first made possible by dna.
Welcome to this list,
Memes do not live exclusively in brains.
We, on this list, agreed upon the fact that they are two kinds,
1_ the meme in brain, also referred to as the L(ynch) meme, accoding to
Aaron Lynch ( see Thought Contaigon, archives)
2_ the memes in artifact, also referred to as the G(atherer) meme, according
to Derek Gatherer.
For your thesis this difference is of some importance.
The logic is to assume that not all memes are DNA- slaves !!
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