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Hi Joe Dees -
>>I would only add that behavior itself is the last requirement.
>But not the only one; for artifact or behavior prompted behavior to be
>anything other than random movements, it requires nonrandom instruction,
>that is, meaningful instruction such as meaningful behavior to copy or
>follow (a behavior that results from a verbal instruction produces the
>meaning encoded in the instruction, rather than reproducing the act of
>mouthing the instruction) or meaningful artifactual (say, written)
>instruction to follow. And all communications are performances, but all
>performances are not communications. All sayings are doings, but not all
>doings are sayings.
Yup. Notice you never mentioned the dreaded 'm' word.
The found object is not memetic until it is discovered.
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