Re: What/Who selects memes?

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    > Ah, no. The blueness is innately attractive, merely (!) because, at this
    > stage of affairs, there is something (hey, the sky, the water) that
    > attracts you to blue, at a very deep, genetic, developmental level.

    So this meme was a slave to my dna? It had to rely on my "very deep,
    genetic, developmental level". But it's a bad example anyway. Just
    because a picture includes blueness doesn't automatically make it
    interesting to people.

    > You've been selected to respond to blue, you aren't making a choice to.

    I agree, selection of memes isn't always a conscious process. A lot
    of things work behind the surface but they happen in the brain.

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