Re: Memes inside brain

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    Dear Derek,

    > And what about the converse, where the text was virtually identical but
    > subtle changes alter the entire complexion of the narrative?

    When I was in school I wrote a short story with identical beginning and
    ending paragraphs. Of course, the point was that the story changed the
    meaning. :-)

    Recently I have been talking about the problems of the meme-in-brain. I
    think that the main problem for external memes lies in the question of

    Best regards,


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