Re: Meme location

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    Dear Robin,

    > The memetic transmission chain is brain -> behaviour -> brain...
    > Memes are transmitted between brains via behaviour, and between instances
    > of behaviour via brains.
    > "Behaviour" includes speaking, listening, writing, reading, creation of
    > artifacts and examination of them, so artifacts are recorded behaviour.
    > So memes have to be encoded both in brains and in behaviour.
    > Is there any part of that you don't understand????

    Ah, the Protean meme! :-)



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