Re: circular logic

Date: Wed Nov 28 2001 - 21:55:22 GMT

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    > > >Evolution does not imitate. It selects.
    > > And in the case of memetics it selects what to imitate.
    > Evolution has selected species with proclivities for imitative
    > behaviors, yes.


    > But imitation is _not_ a process of evolution,
    > and I haven't a clue why anyone would suppose it could be,
    > unless they are lamarckians, huh?

    Why do you reply this to my post? I agree that selection
    is the fundamental part of evolution. WHAT gets selected
    is the point. In the gene-world it's dna. And in the meme-world
    it's memes. And imitation is a part of memetics. It's a copying function.
    Evolution is the general theory behind both darwinism and memetics
    but there are differences between the two which you try to overlook.

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