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> Same problem as I just mentioned for number 3 (novel hybrids) - this
> transmission thing is too restrictive. What if I think of a behaviour,
> but never pass it on or act it out - how is that thing in my head
> qualitatively different from a meme received by transmission, once it is
> in my head (apart from it's origin)?
Not really different. The difference between ideas in the brain and
memes in the outside world is that ideas in the head can't be
directly observed by others. As of today no one can scan your
brain and say what you actually think at the moment or what you
have in your long term memory.
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