Re: What/Who selects memes?

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    On 10/04/01 11:55, Philip Jonkers said this-

    >The fact that humans universally appreciate music, have religious brains,
    >like dancing, like learning and so on suggests a common evolutionary origin.
    >Universal human preferrence to engage in such activities are indicators to
    >some sort of evolutionary (survival advantageous) process. Perhaps cherishing
    >such memes helped to maintain group coherence and thus increased chances
    >of survival as opposed to the not so culturally engaged rival

    Perhaps so. It looks that way, peering as we do backwards.

    - Wade

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