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

From: Philip Jonkers (
Date: Mon Jan 21 2002 - 01:38:11 GMT

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    >So what gets communicated, a meme? So the meme is in
    >brain? No, the idea/concept is in the brain. The tool
    for transmitting
    >this structure is the meme. So the two memes are two
    >Two different ways of transmitting an idea.

    Well, the meme is not a tool for transmitting. This
    role lies with the means of communication a human
    has access to. Actually the meme is the transmitted
    structure which may very well be a tool, but not the
    tool of transmission.


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