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> Re: Abstractism "Wade T.Smith" <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.orgReply-To: email@example.com
>On Friday, February 1, 2002, at 09:04 , Joe Dees wrote:
>> If I was to give the same message to an Urdu speaker, (s)he wouldn't
>> understand it.
>Nor would a honey bee's dance be understood by another species of
>honeybee, or even another hive.
Only because it's an encoding of the direction/distance from a particular hive to a food source. A honeybee from another hive might follow the same directions from IT'S hive and come up empty.
>Cultural context was not part of my condition making this non-memetic.
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