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>Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 23:06:44 -0500
> Re: Words and memes "Wade T.Smith" <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.orgReply-To: email@example.com
>On Monday, February 4, 2002, at 09:43 , Joe Dees wrote:
>> Nature does not intentionally mutate genes with an 'eye' toward the
>Certainly true. I more meant, it's not 'blind' as regards motion and
>direction. It's not intentional, but it has the unblindedness of
A struck billiard ball knows not where it goes; the pool player hopes that (s)he knows.
>> people do frequently intentionally mutate memes in order to improve
>> their replicatory coefficient.
>I wonder if such mutation is not _completely_ due to the intention of
>improving their replicatory coefficient- understand my meme totally, and
>you are me.
Lots of people put what they consider the 'correct' idea out there, even when they strongly suspect it will not be 'popular', but of course they hold out hopes for succeeding generations.
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