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We could call it "reverse memegineering." ;-)>
>At 10:27 PM 14/01/02 -0500, Ray Recchia <email@example.com>
>>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.
>Memes, can be embedded in an object as much as they can be in the printed
>page. To give a specific example, a person could come upon a hand ax
>(which was actually a killer frisbee) and from examining it deduce how to
>chip out a duplicate. It would be harder, but possible (since it was done)
>to figure out what it was used for (water hole hunting) especially if a
>number of them were found in an old dried up water hole.
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