Re: facets of meme-talk

Bill Benzon (
Sun, 29 Aug 1999 09:11:57 -0400

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Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 09:11:57 -0400
From: (Bill Benzon)
Subject: Re: facets of meme-talk

At 10:08 AM 8/29/99 +0100, Robin Faichney wrote:

>Let's face it, memes have many more degrees of freedom than genes. I
>expect great strides will be made in "neuropsychobiology", but I'll be
>immensely surprised if it has any direct application to memetics. There
>has to be a layer of general bio-info processing in there somewhere, I
>suspect between "neuro" and "psycho".

I sort of agree with this. The best account of this "layer" that I know of
is in Sydney M. Lamb, Pathways of the Brain: The Neurocognitive Basis of
Language, John Benjamins, 1999.

Bill B

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