Re: Do monkey's have memes

Mark Mills (
Mon, 3 Nov 97 13:17:58 -0600

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Subject: Re: Do monkey's have memes
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 97 13:17:58 -0600
From: Mark Mills <>
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>Do monkeys have memes?

If asked to vote yes or no on this issue, I'd vote yes.

>...anything which is able to discern one object from another would
>be operating memetically.

According to this observation, cellular activities are memetic. During
DNA replication, an enzyme checks the width of the 'new' double helix.
If it is too wide (mismatched bases), the new mirrored section is
uncovered and re-coded.

Do you want to narrow your definition?


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