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From: "Wade T.Smith" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Abstractism
Hi Dace -
>This is the flipside of
>the basic argument of memetics, that our intentional use of culture
>mean it's not turning around and working us as well.
Our developmentally directed mental formations can only, selected
evolution, be filled with cultural information. It is a curse, perhaps,
but I don't see memetics shying from this, nor failing to present both
(or all) sides of the meme equally.
- - Wade <
Why a curse? Memes exist (or why are we all discusing them?). To me the
questions are what are they, what are the levels of influences of them on
us/society etc. One could talk about htem being beneficial or malign in the
effects they have but curse seems a little strong.
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