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> >[Sexual] reproduction in memes may involve taking up meme-stuff from the
> >environment, from viruses, from designs, or from active mingling. The
> >addition of memetic variability is random and depends on the correct
> >binding receptors in the host.
> Mutation is mightily influenced by context.
And often heuristic instead of purely random as many engineers and
computer programmers will attest.
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