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From: Bill Spight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > Consider the complaint of the
> > > young mother that she is treating her children in ways that her mother
> > > treated her that she hates. This is a fairly clear case of memetic
> > > inheritance, but there is no evidence of imitation.
> > Well she imitates her mother even if she hates it. There's no reason
> > that you have to like what you imitate. As i said before imitation of
> > behaviour or meme-selection isn't always a conscious decision-based
> > process.
> What I mean is that the memes for treating her children were passed on
> to her *before* she enacted them in real life. This second enactment may
> be called imitation, but it is *not* the imitation by which the memes
> are inherited. That's my point.
How would you describe/ explain " before " !?
How comes " before " about !?
Genetical, memetical, both, in combination !?
Imitation by which memes are inherited !?
That 's new.... I am all ears !!!!!!!!
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