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>On 24 Jan 2002, at 22:02, Scott Chase wrote:
>> I'm not saying selection would be totally unimportant, but one's view should
>> be tempered with the acknowledgement that other mechanisms could come into
>I can't see how memetics should be independent from our
>selection. How come memes relate to our thinking process if they
>are so independent from us? They could be ANYTHING! They don't
>have to rely on the world around us, but they do! And that's
>because we select them cause we live in this world and try to
>survive in it!
>To think that memetic/cultural development is independent from the
>individuals/group choice is useless in my eyes. What else would
>define which memes survive and which not without us?
>Please name and specify these mysterious mechanisms which
>happen outside our brains.
Environment and genetic predisposition, for two, although they both find their way inside.
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