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> > Culture can be divided into intentional and memetic.
> > While the "atoms of culture" are always taking on a
> > life of their own-- far beyond the intentions of
> > their creators-- we are continually regenerating
> > culture from the foundation. Even if a particular
> > tune is known to be "catchy," if I consciously
> > decide to hum it, it's a function of intentional
> > culture. Only when it starts playing on its own--
> > and continues replaying long after it's begun to
> > annoy me-- does it become a function of memetic
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