Re: Study shows brain can learn without really trying

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    >From: Wade Smith <>
    >Subject: Re: Study shows brain can learn without really trying
    >Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 14:08:59 -0500
    >>My point was that, though you only use the wheel, they don't
    >>reinvent it,
    >>but imitate it.
    >Ah. But they use it too- and they mutate it via their use.
    >Otherwise, all memetics would be is cloning, and it ain't.
    Instead of vague abstractions, what about the nitty griity on actual wheels?
    Brands, styles, new trends?

    Ever see them skateboard style lowered cars and trucks with the low profile
    tires jutting from the fenders? Solid rims on motorcycles that almost look
    like they belong on a car?

    There's a vast aftermarket for custom wheels out there. Does anybody study
    this stuff? What's hot and what's not? *That* would be interesting, minor
    variations on the wheel theme and what's more apt to be utilitized by
    certain subsets of the automobile enthusiast population.

    Heck even bicycle rims have variations, spokes versus mags for instance.

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