Re: The information theoretic view Was: JOM

Wade T.Smith (
Sat, 4 Sep 1999 11:31:12 -0400

Subject: Re: The information theoretic view Was: JOM
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 1999 11:31:12 -0400
From: "Wade T.Smith" <>
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And it might just be (now whose camp am I bedding down in?) that we are
much better off, for the time being, if not forever, with leaving it all
with a decision about memetics, and not about memes. No, not about memes,
not about memes, at all. Not about memes at all.

And we can start by saying that:

"Memetics is the study of how...

>information is transmitted from
>one brain to another via behaviour and/or artefacts."

- Yeah, we can clean up the spelling in the usanian edition....

I used to say, in a tongue-in-cheek mode, sprinkling zen and essence- 'To
a life without memes!'

And now I mean it.

- Wade

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