Re: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory Perception

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    >It is possible that you have covered the following questions in
    >the past, in which case I shall appreciate it if you could give
    >me some guidance as to where I can delve in the archives:
    >1. Does all knowledge consist of memes or memeplexes?
    >2. Are all memes received/perceived through sensory
    >3. Is it also possible to acquire memes through experience,
    >where the knowledge is not the direct result of recent
    >Any explanation, reference to websites or other media will be
    >sincerely appreciated.
    >Pieter Bouwer
    Those are really excellent questions with which to define memes. My own
    opinion, which seems to be somewhat controversial, would be "yes" to all the
    above. My background is also in linguistics and includes teaching ESL.
    Have you checked out It leads to a lot of sources. If
    you would like to discuss the subject outside of the forum (to avoid
    repetitious statements about subjects that have already been covered)
    contact me at


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