Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 21:00:12 -0500
Subject: Re: meme lineage
>Surely these 4 officials each had some understanding of democratic
principles prior to this
>whole process. In the three assertions in 1, 2, & 3, the concept of
>principles is not being conveyed from one person to another... All that is
>passed along or replicated is the code element 'democratic principles.'
>B receives that code element from A, his brain links the code element to
>meaning is already stored in his brain. That meaning may or may not be
>similar to A's meaning but, whatever the similarity, it has nothing to do
with this particular
Very well put.
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