Re: What/Who selects memes?

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    > Didn't say it did. I said that a picture might include elements that are
    > _not_ culturally attractive.

    Hmmm, it depends on what you include in culture. Basic genetically
    factors like sex and nature are surely to be found in most cultures.

    And these "fundamental" things can change. Culture can affect the
    most deeplying genetic factors. Compare Rubens Women and supermodels
    of today.

    So, are supermodels more aesthetic than Rubens Women these days
    because of changed genes or does the culture dictate which genes are

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