RE: i-memes and m-memes

Aaron Agassi (
Wed, 1 Sep 1999 05:27:57 -0400

From: "Aaron Agassi" <>
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Subject: RE: i-memes and m-memes
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 05:27:57 -0400
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It's simple:
If there are replicators and nonreplicators, then replication becomes a
facet of the thing that replicates, in short: it's Essence. And Essence not
yet manifest is called Potentiality. And we're in an Aristotelian mess,
explaining nothing!

But if replication is an event, then we can avoid that snare. No replicators
Vs non replicators, but only phenomena sometimes culminating in replication,
but not usually. And there are various possible reasons for this. That is
the inquiry of Memetics.

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