Dennett on the self

Robin Faichney (
Wed, 21 Apr 1999 10:02:10 +0100

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 10:02:10 +0100
From: Robin Faichney <>
Subject: Dennett on the self

.....we _identify_with_ some subset of the memes we harbor. Why? Because
among the memes we harbor are those that put a premium on identifying
with just such a subset of memes! Lacking that meme-borne attitude, we
would be mere _loci_ of interaction, but we have such memes -- that is
who we are.

Emphases in the original:
Daniel C Dennett, The Evolution of Culture, Edge 52,

Robin Faichney
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