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----- Original Message -----
From: Kenneth Van Oost <Kenneth.Van.Oost@village.uunet.be>
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 9:47 PM
Subject: Re: "Smoking" Memes
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Lawrence DeBivort <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 7:17 PM
> Subject: RE: "Smoking" Memes
> Left intact is your excellent question: what is it [given these
> > individual differences], that enables some memes to spread more widely
> > others?
> In genetics there is an enzym NIPP 1.
> That enzym does plays a crucial role in copying genetical material into
> useful information.
> An important step in that process is the ceation of ' messengers ' which
> " move " the DNA code towards a zone where it can be read.
> NIPP 1 stores itself into places ( interchromatic clusters) which has
> as their major function to get rid off redundant pieces ( intrones).
> Not all DNA is usefull. How mush more we can get rid off the better
> the translation.
> IMO, we have to search for some kind of memetical analogy.
> Genetics uses for such a process, peptides. Can we pre- suppose
> memetical peptides !?
> 1_ what would be the memetical equivalent for a genetic enzym !?
> 2_ what would be the memetical equivalent for DNA or m- RNA/ RNA !?
> If we could find this, your question would be answered.
> If I don 't reply, don 't worry, I have a few days off ( atlast). Will be
> in the weekend.
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