Re: Sensory and sensibility and a big question

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    >Subject: Re: Sensory and sensibility and a big question
    >Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 14:33:31 +0100
    >On 20 Jan 2002, at 18:10, Philip Jonkers wrote:
    > > >I think 'memetic sex' can include much more than two
    > > people.
    > > >Think of some rock concert.
    > >
    > > I don't know what inspired you to come up with this
    > > particular example. But yes, baby-memes may be the
    > > result of meme-host orgies.
    >Uh, maybe that was a bad example. I wasn't referring to rock
    >orgies but just the concept of someone being on stage and an
    >audience receiving the memes from this person.
    >What's good about the example is that memetic sex doesn't have
    >to be boring. Some philosophic discussion might be nice but not
    >very exciting. I think the best memetic sex (like some concert)
    >where the audience intensely feels something has also the best
    >'outcome' cause you remember it better, the memes stay around
    >with you longer.
    >A lot of artists even compare the feelings on stage to an orgasm so
    >'memetic sex' might be not that absurd.
    But the birthing labor might be unbearable. One needs a good midwife (see

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