Re: Recursive def. of the meme

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    On 23 Jan 2002, at 8:45, Grant Callaghan wrote:

    > >Not so obvious i'd say. With genetic development at hand, genetic
    > >information becomes valuable, copyable by humans, and part of a
    > >small set of cultural environment.
    > When humans started using genes to create new types of creatures, they then
    > became part of the memescape. What they pass on is now part of human
    > culture. Golden rice is golden because we want children in Asia to get more
    > vitamin A. The gene for vitamin A thus became another cultural tool.

    Yep. That was exactly what i meant. Wish i'd came up with
    examples that easily.

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