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From: salice <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 2:21 PM
Subject: Re: "Smoking" Memes
> > << The latest scientific thoughts about this goes as follows,
> > it seems that each individual must be treated ' individualistic '.
> Yes, i think that is very important also to meme-theory. As of today
> people seem to be treated basically the same when considering
> spreading of memes or individual meme-handling. There might be some
> fundamental aspects which are the same for everyone but in most cases
> i think the selection varies between people.
<< The line of thought is here that each specific cancer has a specific out-
come in each and any individual, that due to our specific genetic/ memetic
The ways by which we re- present our organism into our brain is for each and
Damasio describes this as positive tropism ( not sure of the term in
that would be than those functions and dispositions of an organism which
it can use to make for a specific behavior.
In a way, the idea of a possible memetical isomorphism takes form, IMO.
And as an additional consideration, we might find the answer why some
people are more than others succeptible for any type of meme in those
fundamental aspects of the individialistic- nature of everyone.
But I am not yet sure where to begin to search....
> > I know, that some investigations were done in the area of the plague and
> > aids. There too, science found, specific genes blocking the development
> > of the pest and aids. I have to check my archives for more detail, if
> > want.
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