Re: Memetic Experience

Josip Pajk (
Sat, 21 Feb 1998 15:50:14 +0100

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Date: Sat, 21 Feb 1998 15:50:14 +0100
From: Josip Pajk <>
Subject: Re: Memetic Experience
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The memetics experience of Zoom and the last week "Join the Crew" agitation
are very good examples of how every particular "dynamic system" is making
itís own original memes upon exactly the same structures.

An E-mail with the same content, or the same car light flash may produce a
completely different reaction in two different systems, regarding their
particular preceding experience (knowledge).

-Memes (informational structures) can not "survive" with-out or out-of a
particular system;
-What is actually passing between systems are pure structures (material,
-These structures are meaningless (no meme) or have another meaning
(different meme) to any other system without a "decoding" structure very
similar to the one of the transferred structure creator.

If this would not be true and if we state that what is passing between
systems are MEMES and not STRUCTURES, how to explain MISUNDERSTANDING?

Josip Pajk

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