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> Re: circular logicDate: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 20:06:14 -0500
> "Wade T.Smith" <email@example.com> "Memetics Discussion List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>Reply-To: email@example.com
>Hi Joe Dees -
>>This process [imitation of actions- let me know if I mis-stated that] has
>>essential things to do with both evolution generally (as
>>a particular instantiation of some evolutionary principles)
>I really do fail to see how evolution requires imitation to produce, say,
>the walking stick insect. (Or anything else, but I wanted an example that
>some people would actually say imitates something else.)
>That mimicry was selected for, not imitated.
Imiataion is one of the particular ways in which an evolution with intentional elements, such as memetic evolution, replicates.
>>the human mind, which is the internal environment of memes, is, unlike our
>>ecosphere within which genes must compete, an intentional one.
>The human mind is just another part of this ecosphere- an artefact of the
>developed and evolved brain. That it has intention is probable but
>problematic, but it must also compete.
Not only does it have intention, but that intention plays a part in selection the further memetic selection with which it engages its ideosphere.
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