Re: ply to Grant

From: Jeremy Bradley (
Date: Tue Feb 05 2002 - 09:48:30 GMT

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    At 05:10 PM 4/02/02 -0800, joe wrote:
    >This depends upon how you define culture; if I mention the Sicilian
    defence, very few nonchessplayers will understand to what the term refers.
    But if we go this way, we end up with the circular and useless definition
    that a meme is shared by all members of a culture and a culture is a group
    that shares at least one meme.
    Well Joe
    There are many definitions of 'culture'. Mine is, any group of entities
    (chess players or football fans - go Patriots - for example) who share
    common aims ideals activities. In my memetic ontology memes are simply the
    coded information which enables the culture to continue.

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