Re: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory Perception

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    Hi Philip Jonkers -

    >language increases copying-fidelity.

    Yup, and as long as the cultural context is intact, meaning fidelity is
    also maintained.

    >It may
    >even be anticipated that communication
    >between AI computers (program exchange) yields
    >even higher copying fidelity.

    For what it's worth, it ain't anticipation- digital exchange is highly
    accurate. Has to be. There are even error-correcting and checking systems
    built-in. If only we were so equipped.

    But, if AI computers all had different languages, and no built-in
    translation systems, and only five senses to know things with, then....

    - Wade

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