Re: Words and memes

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    On Monday, February 4, 2002, at 07:58 , Keith Henson wrote:

    > I suppose you could call the act of writing down a meme an act of
    > replicating.

     From the behavioral-only stance, the writing _is_ the meme, encoding the
    idea in an artefact. But, yes, unless it is read, and then written or
    acted upon by another, it remains at a potentialized state.

    (And I say potentialized because I don't think the behavior-only stance
    allows a 'potential meme', in any way, shape, or form.)

    - Wade

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