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> > Moreover it is likely to be a function of
> > time as well as you constantly update, modify and increase your
> > knowledge database. With abstract description of one particular meme
> > I meant a description captured in language (or other mode of
> > communication) which may be more or less the same in all of the hosts
> > at hand.
> In other words, the meme itself is in our minds, while the neural
> in our brains vary from person to person.
Exactly. Memes are expressed in the mind alright but each meme has an
accompanying neural correlate in the brain, patterns of nervous activity
which are impossible to pin down (at least at the current stage of
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