Re: Words and Memes

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Mon Feb 11 2002 - 15:16:31 GMT

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    >Which is why it doesn't make much sense to regard memes as tools. Ideas
    >tools. Ways of doing things can be thought of as tools. Memes spring up
    >when the tools start running on auto-pilot.

    I find it hard to separate ideas from memes. And how can the person who
    picks up a new meme have it running on autopilot as soon as he picks it up?
    Or wasn't it a meme he picked up?


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