Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 18:54:12 EDT
Subject: Re: Dawkins' Mutation Test for Replicators
In a message dated 8/27/99 4:43:45 PM Central Daylight Time, MemeLab@aol.com
> Some alterations to a chair that do not change its characterization and
> replication as a chair to us. Some do. Even getting more specific, some
> changes to a Queen Anne chair, make it no longer a Queen Anne chair. Some
> do. But there is always some conceptual template on which we are basing
> characterization and replication of entities. That is what is really the
> basis of replication.
Sorry about the bad writing there, I was getting a little bit tired -- my
caffeination level was dropping I think. But I think you can tell what I was
trying to say.
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