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> firstname.lastname@example.org Jeremy Bradley <email@example.com> Re: ply to GrantReply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>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.
As another poster made clear, undestanding and agreeing are not identical categories.
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