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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.
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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