Re: Study shows brain can learn without really trying

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    > The lower-wattage brain of our near relatives provides a less rich
    > environment for memes (simpler, and slower spreading). What we need to
    > address (and I think Susan Blackmore, and definitely my old supervisor
    > Paul Higgs are looking at this), is to what extent 'we' developed as
    > meme spreading machines, serving noone's purpose but theirs (and getting
    > a fitness benefit, on balance, for us the hosts).

    We serve the memes as the memes serve us. It's no one-sided

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