Re: Measuring Memes

Lloyd Robertson (
Mon, 14 Jun 1999 09:24:15 -0600

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Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 09:24:15 -0600
From: Lloyd Robertson <>
Subject: Re: Measuring Memes
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At 11:45 AM 14/06/99 +0100, Robin Faichney wrote:
>Those of us who are more interested in higher level phenomena must take
>into account not only higher level structures, but also the decoding
>mechanism, the context of any particular entity that seems significant
>to us. Both genes and memes, on any account, are codes, and in general
>terms, the decoding is just as important as the code itself.

Please give me an example of how a meme is a code. Are you using Dawkins
"A" and suggesting that it is a code for behavior or artifact making?

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