Re: i-memes and m-memes

Robin Faichney (
Mon, 30 Aug 1999 10:14:07 +0100

Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 10:14:07 +0100
From: Robin Faichney <>
Subject: Re: i-memes and m-memes
In-Reply-To: <001401bef26c$b49f96a0$>

In message <001401bef26c$b49f96a0$>,
Aaron Agassi <> writes
>Allow me to clarify:
>A microscopic dust particle in a dark cave never seen by any living thing is
>a meme, but one with major replicative disadvantages.

I don't think there's any point in calling it a meme, even a total
failing one, when it has never entered a brain. Meme failures are those
that fail to make it from one brain to another. To say that every thing
is a meme is to make the word meaningless.

Robin Faichney
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