Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id KAA06253 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Fri, 23 Nov 2001 10:20:15 GMT Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 10:13:43 +0000 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Study shows brain can learn without really trying Message-ID: <20011123101343.B1522@ii01.org> References: <20011122165503.AAA20585@email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Disposition: inline In-Reply-To: <20011122165503.AAA20585@firstname.lastname@example.org> User-Agent: Mutt/1.3.23i From: Robin Faichney <email@example.com> Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 11:55:07AM -0500, Wade T.Smith wrote:
> Hi Robin Faichney -
> >All that's
> >required to validate the most basic memetic model is imitation.
> Or commonality.
> Similar environments populated by similar species produce similar
> behaviors. No imitation of any sort is required.
> Imitation itself in such models is an illusion.
So you think everyone always reinvents the wheel, rediscovers fire, etc?
-- Robin Faichney "It is tempting to suppose that some concept of information could serve eventually to unify mind, matter, and meaning in a single theory," say Daniel Dennett and John Haugeland. The theory is here: http://www.ii01.org/
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