Re: Memes inside brain

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    Dear Salice,

    > > OK. According to the memes-in-brain view, she already had the meme in
    > > her brain before she treated her daughter according to it.
    > Yes.
    > > This
    > > 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
    > meme too.

    I gather from that that you agree that, assuming memes reside in brains,
    they are not transmitted by imitation (necessarily). Right?



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