RE: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory Perception

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    >What if I never have children. Are the stands of DNA in my cells not genes?
    >You have simply identified a phenomenon that is not very interesting in
    >explaining cultural evolution.
    Not interesting to whom?

    Yes, your DNA contains genes -- but what's your point?

    Are you asserting that memes have to be transmitted but where and how they
    originate is not important? Bilogists thought it was important to
    understand where genes came from and how they were created and I think
    knowing how memes are created is equally important. To me it's the
    foundation of whatever science results from the study of memes.


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