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> Re: Knowledge, Memes and Sensory PerceptionDate: Sat, 19 Jan 2002 11:30:07 -0500
> "Wade T. Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org> "Memetics Discussion List" <email@example.com>Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>Hi Joe Dees -
>>>Memes are out there.
>>>Culture is the matrix of memetic behavior.
>>And human minds (the emergent products of our physical substrate brains)
>>are the petri dishes in which memes are 'cultured'.
>I'm sure I have to agree to that. I've been using your definition of mind
>for quite a while. The only amendment I'm forced to make, because of the
>first statement, is that the mind is a function of all of its parts, and,
>as such, the petri dish has to include the body. And then, by extension,
The body is the way that the mind interacts with (perceives and acts upon) the world. Tools are created extensions that augment that capacity. While they serve the mind indirectly through the mediation of its direct servant, the body, they are not identical with it. Tools do not think.
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