Re: Do all memes die out or evolve? I think not.

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    Hi Francesca S. Alcorn -

    >If two identical memes arise in two
    >completely different environments, are they the same meme?

    (Of course, assuming one can actually find a meme in the first place,
    then, with what we do know of the universe, identicality is impossible.

    Sameness, now, that's another question, and since we're well into the
    uselessness of semantics now, what with everything being relative to
    where it is, even though it's the same, then sameness would appear quite
    easy to show.

    This one there is the same as that one there. How do I know? It has to
    be. It was transmitted by the proper channels.

    - Wade

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