Re: Words and memes

From: Jeremy Bradley (
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 08:36:21 GMT

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    At 09:58 PM 5/02/02 +0000, you wrote:
    >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
    >coded information which enables the culture to continue.
    >I'm not sure this is true. I know what football is, what it ntails etc. I
    >would be quite happy for there NEVER to be match on tv. So i don't share
    >the goals but reject them.
    OK Steve
    What this means to me is that you are a participant in a culture that
    embraces football, but (like me) you are not a member of a football culture.

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