Re: What/Who selects memes?

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    > Oh, that's an easy one. Memes aren't stored in brains or selected in brains.

    Where else?
    I'll give you a few memes:

    "Bin Laden is a good person and Americans suck"
    "8gsd7ags9􅓃304a7g047g09re7gfoigdfa7g0sd97gas97g09as7d"
    "Memes aren't stored in brains or selected in brains"
    "Memes are stored in brains and selected in brains"
    "Man kann kein endg黮tiges Wissen erlangen, Wissen ist relativ."

    So you probably read them, there are somewhere in your head even if
    only for a few seconds.. So will all these memes survive and spread
    further? No? Why? What lets them survive in and spread from
    your head?

    If memes have nothing to do with your brain, why did you write "Memes
    aren't stored in brains or selected in brains." and not "Memes are
    stored in brains and selected in brains" ?

    > cultural phenotypes just allows those cultural phenptypes to survive in the
    > population.

    Yes, but what or who let's them survive in the population? That was
    my question.

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