Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id NAA06301 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Sun, 7 Oct 2001 13:53:36 +0100 Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2001 13:38:40 +0100 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Genes are Memes Message-ID: <20011007133840.C710@ii01.org> References: <E15puIMemail@example.com>; <20011006180254.A704@ii01.org> <E15pxYRfirstname.lastname@example.org> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Disposition: inline User-Agent: Mutt/1.3.15i In-Reply-To: <E15pxYRemail@example.com>; from firstname.lastname@example.org on Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 09:53:55PM +0000 From: Robin Faichney <email@example.com> Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 09:53:55PM +0000, salice wrote:
> > > Nature shows behavior, when scientists observe how an animal hunts
> > > or how planets move around the sun they observe behavior of
> > > nature. In this way this behavior could also be called a meme, the
> > > only problem is, that is hard to say who created that behavior.
> > If everything is a meme, then the concept is useless. Fortunately,
> > that's not so. Replication of behaviour is required.
> Well, i gave the example of an animal hunting - that's obviously a
> behavior. The other example was how planets move around the sun. And
> this is a meme too, because humans already copied it in a way.
I'm distinguishing between the reality and our concept of it. You might
not wish to draw that distinction.
-- Robin Faichney inside information -- http://www.ii01.org/
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