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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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