RE: information transmission

Lloyd Robertson (
Tue, 23 Mar 1999 09:29:47 -0600

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Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 09:29:47 -0600
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From: Lloyd Robertson <>
Subject: RE: information transmission
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>Your use of terms like 'passes' (the child passes the meme) to describe
>meme population change strongly suggests the 'memes are things'
>perspective, though.
>In standard English usage, one 'passes' things. A quarterback passes
>the ball. A lawyer insures the deed passes to the rightful heir.
>Animals pass their food after digestion.

In the same way that light can act like both a wave and a particle, why
cannot a meme act like both a concept and a thing?

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