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At 09:58 PM 5/02/02 +0000, you wrote:
>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.
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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