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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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