Re: i-memes and m-memes

Bill Spight (
Fri, 03 Sep 1999 18:21:50 -0700

Date: Fri, 03 Sep 1999 18:21:50 -0700
From: Bill Spight <>
Subject: Re: i-memes and m-memes

Dear Aaron,

> As far as I gather from standard definitions, an artifact is not a meme.
> Nor, if I understand, is a behavior or a brain cell.

But you regard a dust particle as a meme:

> 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.

Please explain the difference.



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