Re: Study shows brain can learn without really trying

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    Scott wrote:

    > One would think that the level of similarity between humans and chimps
    > mean there are some homologies in behavior. What about tool usage? Does
    > apparent similarity stem from common ancestry or merely from convergence
    > to similar adaptive problems? Either way, when do "memes" enter the

    Memes are mental organisms. But they're not primary examples of this form.
    They didn't launch the kingdom of autonomous mentalia. They're the
    offspring of other mental creatures known as human beings.


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