Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id HAA01740 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Tue, 4 Dec 2001 07:47:22 GMT Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 23:42:27 -0800 Message-Id: <200112040742.fB47gRk25376@mail5.bigmailbox.com> Content-Type: text/plain Content-Disposition: inline Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary X-Mailer: MIME-tools 4.104 (Entity 4.116) X-Originating-Ip: [126.96.36.199] From: "Joe Dees" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Wilkins on the meme:engram relation Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org('binary' encoding is not supported, stored as-is)
> Re: Wilkins on the meme:engram relationDate: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 07:54:20 -0500
> "Wade T. Smith" <email@example.com> "Memetics Discussion List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>Reply-To: email@example.com
>Hi Joe Dees -
>>The problem is not, as I see it, with the use of the term 'meme' to apply
>>to certain mutating, selected and differentially replicated cultural
>>phenomena, but rather as to which of the several phenomena you list, and
>>many others, qualify for a slot under the metaphoric umbrella of the term.
>To take the admonition, it is time just to not allow this umbrella to be
>opened in anything other than the foyer.
And that would be us. I sincerely doubt, however, that the term is anywhere near archaism; in fact, the 'meme' meme seems to be rather robust, which naturally raises the recursive question of how there can be such a healthy 'meme' meme in the absence of memes simpliciter.
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