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>At 01:08 AM 22/01/02 -0500, "Francesca S. Alcorn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>I have been thinking about Aaron's idea that we should dispose of the word
>>meme, and call them replicators.
>I have often mentioned in my writing that you could replace "meme" with
>"replicating information pattern." Replicator is the inclusive class that
>incorporates genes, memes and computer viruses. Meme though is a short
>handy word and does not have much baggage (outside of meme discussion
>groups that is).
What do you think the chances are for a ten-syllable name replicating and
taking the place of a one-syllable name like "meme?" Fageddaboudit.
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