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> "Grant Callaghan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com Re: necessity of mental memesDate: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 07:42:14 -0800
>> >Velocity, or speed, is the distance divided by the duration. Velocity
>>exists. It involves the rate of positional change in the spatiotemporal
>>manifold. I would rather someone throw a bullet at me than shoot it.
>You also exist and you go by the name of Joe. Are you the name, "Joe," or
>are you something more than just the name? Velocity, just as you described
>it, is a measure of change. It's a tool we use to describe change. Are
>velocity and change the same thing? The condition we describe is external.
>The tool we use to describe it is internal and part of our map of the world.
> In other words, a meme.
All velocity involves change, but not all change has to be a velocity change; IOW, not all change is positional. The idea is a meme; it's referent is not, and furthermore, it's referent is real.
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