Re: Study shows brain can learn without really trying

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Date: Fri Nov 23 2001 - 10:13:43 GMT

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    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:

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