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Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 19:36:21 +1100
From: Jeremy Bradley <email@example.com>
Subject: Words and memes
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 -=A0 for example) who
>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.
>would be quite happy for there NEVER to be match on tv. So i don't
>the goals but reject them.<
This has got to be one of the worst unintentional puns ever. Sorry.
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
Near enough. it is actually a major minority who have sufient spending power
to perpetuate the meme *football is good*, rather than me being in a culture
that embraces football. The major culture if there is such a thing in the UK
is soap TV. Your original definition was just a bit too chirpy for me that
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