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> If the meme is semantic content, how do we approach this change
> in meaning? What stays the same, and what changes?
> How can meme1 be meme2?
I think the 'historic' meme stays the same (the form). What
changes is the environment of that meme, which consists mostly
of other memes which changed. Our understanding and
interpretation does not only result from the historic meme but also
from the sourrounding/referring ones.
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