Re: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory Perception

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Date: Tue Jan 15 2002 - 02:18:24 GMT

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    On Monday, January 14, 2002, at 08:29 , Ray Recchia wrote:

    > I don't think this C-meme, I-meme distinction is a good one. Person
    > Alpha learns how to ride a bicycle by watching someone else do it.
    > I-meme. Person Beta learns how to ride a bicycle by having someone
    > describe the motions necessary to accomplish the action. C-meme. They
    > both know how to ride a bicycle

    Neither one has any idea how to ride a bicycle.

    They just know they might be able to because other people do it.

    Until they actually get on one, however, that's all they know.

    And, I think this is true no matter what one talks about knowing.

    - Wade

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