Re: Genes are Memes

From: Robin Faichney (
Date: Sun Oct 07 2001 - 13:38:40 BST

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    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
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