RE: i-memes and m-memes

Gatherer, D. (
Wed, 01 Sep 1999 14:42:26 +0200

Date: Wed, 01 Sep 1999 14:42:26 +0200
From: "Gatherer, D. (Derek)" <>
Subject: RE: i-memes and m-memes
To: "''" <>

I pointed out the ambiguity as to whether these neural patterns are
supposed to replicate internally (within a brain) or externally (between
brains). But you lapsed back into it. Which do you mean?

I don't understand, do you mean where is the replication event occurring?

Depends what you mean by "internal memes", though, doesn't it?

The Dawkins B definition.

What do
you think of the examples I gave of the relevance of the brain to
memetic explanations?

They're only relevant _if_ there is something replicating in the brain.

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