Re: Words and memes

From: Philip Jonkers (
Date: Fri Feb 08 2002 - 07:02:37 GMT

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    > >From my recently adopted stance, this email is a meme, and 'distinction'
    > is an idea. Ideas can be inferred from memes, but memes cannot be
    > inferred from ideas.

    I strongly suspect that you contradict yourself here now Wade. If you have
    idea about executing somekind of behavior like, I don't know, imagining how
    to catch a deer. The inferred behavior will be
    memetic, by any definition of the meme. Therefore memes *can* be inferred
    ideas. In the ubiquitous definition of the meme ideas are just a category of
    memes so the relation

    memes <=> ideas



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