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no, salice, the reason I haven't responded on a point by point basis to your deluge
of examples isn't because I can't or don't want to answer your point, but merely
a) because some of them aren't too clear to me
b) they are, where they are coherent, part of a generic claim that because
brains are involved in production of memes, those memes must somehow be
'in' the brains.
I feel that I have given my generic answer, both numerous times on this list,
(too numerous for some of our longer-term subscribers, I'm sure)
and also in my JoM articles.
If there's any single example you want to run by me again, please do (re-)present
it and I'll do my best to deal with it. I'm not going to trawl through the 49
posts you have made since September 29th, trying to dot every 'i' and cross every
Meanwhile, I suggest you have a look at some of the articles that have appeared
You'll find plenty of argument both for and against internalism there
(and also articles by a few people who wish the whole argument would just
Anyway, like Vincent I now also propose to go and spend my weekend lounging by
the swimming pool.
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