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> OK. According to the memes-in-brain view, she already had the meme in
> her brain before she treated her daughter according to it.
> treatment, whether we call it imitation or not, is *not* the imitation
> required, according to the theory, to transmit the meme to her brain.
Yes she could also tell her daughter what she would do if she would
be an alcoholic aggressive mother and her daughter would receive this
But maybe she IS an alcoholic aggressive mother and just prefers
treating her directly!
Memes are not everything, if someone wants to hit you in the face, he
most probably is going to hit you in the face rather than describing
the process of doing so.
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