RE: the earth revolves around the sun

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    Hi Joe Dees -

    >Memes are semantic (meaning or significance bearing) entities, and any
    >stance that does not recognize this will be unable to model its object.

    I don't think the stance of behavior-only memes denies that, at all.

    I just don't call the meanings memes.

    I call them meanings. Or intentions. Or hoped-for understandings.

    The meme is an attempt to express this to someone else.

    - Wade

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