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>Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 22:27:52 -0500
> firstname.lastname@example.org Ray Recchia <email@example.com> Re: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory PerceptionReply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>At 05:49 PM 1/14/2002 -0800, Joe Dees wrote:
>>Then perhaps I-mode and C-mode.
>That works better. Guess you would have to add in an A-mode too. I would
>put writing in the C-mode because it is just using language in another
>form and a film of someone performing an activity in the I-mode. The A-mode
>would apply in instances when an artifact devoid of C-mode or I-mode
>conveys function. Such an artifact would qualify as a mode of memetic
>transfer because it was created by someone with a meme for the purpose of
>implementing the meme.
>> It is clear, however, that many memetic significances that cannot be
>> bodily demonstrated are linguistically communicable.
>My initial impulse was to agree completely. However I am not sure that
>there are any concepts that could not be bodily demonstrated with a little
>creativity. I do think though that the more abstract something is the more
>difficult it is to demonstrate bodily and the more efficient language
>becomes by comparison.
The A-mode appears to be a good idea, and resolves a status confusion relating to artifactual memetic transfer.
As to what cannot be demonstrated in the absence of a linguistic system (including signing and mathematics), howzabout "A coward dies a thousand deaths; the valiant die but once" or E=MC*2? It's kinda hard to show either one.
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