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On Saturday, February 2, 2002, at 04:05 , Joe Dees wrote:
> I have little to add to or disagree with the balance of your post,
> except to assert that memes and humans coevolutionarily 'use' each
> other; the first blindly and naturalistically, the second intentionally
> and culturally
Very little about nature is blind, even in any real sense.
And, quite possibly, very little about culture need be intentional.
Although, yeah, memes are cultural, and the humans who make them are
But, like observer and observed, the line is murky.
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