Re: Study shows brain can learn without really trying

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    > Nope. My original statement was that a meme is only a physical artifact.
    > There is plenty of behavior involved with making and using that artifact.

    Yes and this behavior can be copied itself. For example when an architect
    certain new methods to build a house other architects can copy this

    A more real life example, there are often recommendations on HOW to read a
    So these memes themselves reflect "artifact-using" behavior and they
    themselves could be put down in a book too, but they don't have to.
    > want to. Maybe I'll like it- if you show it to me. But you have to show
    > _it_ to _me_.

    Yes so why is it a meme when i show you a film and not when i show the meme
    via behavior? Raising my hand on film or raising my hand in front of you?

    It's both a meme and it's not even contradictory to what you say. You just
    fail to see behavior as a form of physical representation.
    > >Well i thought you were thinking about natural environment.
    > I was. I fail to see in what way culture is not part of the present
    > natural environment. Are we aliens? Is Coca-Cola from another dimension?


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