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Hi John Wilkins -
>Memeite is something you spread on toast in the UK. Or is it a meme that
>never hits anything but just burns up in the noosphere?
What _don't_ you brits spread on toast, anyways...?
_Meteoroid_ is what is out in space. (As 'memeoid' would be in the brain-
not because there is so much space between our ears, but because of the
unreachable quality of it....) A _meteor_ is what we see hurtling through
the sky. (Thus 'meme', that behavior-only entity, needs must be seen,
apprehended, and attended, to be replicated.) And finally, the
_meteorite_ is what might reach the earth, and be picked up and handled,
and which, upon examination, yield some data. (Thus 'memeite'- an
artefact produced by memetic activity.)
As for burning up in the noosphere, I think that's what happened to this
girl I used to date in college....
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