Re: Encoding and Decoding

Robin Faichney (
Mon, 6 Sep 1999 13:00:27 +0100

Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 13:00:27 +0100
From: Robin Faichney <>
Subject: Re: Encoding and Decoding
In-Reply-To: <>

In message <>, Robin Faichney
<> writes
>In message <>, Bill Spight
><> writes
>>Dear Tim,
>>I agree with everything you've said, but will sit on the fence for a time
>>regarding whether the examples you give are cases of non-G-form transmission or
>>simply of other, alternate (and highly advanced) G-forms.
>>The only example I think is clearly non-G-form transmission is the reverse
>>psychology one. The intermediate form does not replicate.
>But the reverse psychology meme does, no?

A more important point, that only just occurred to me, is that we
shouldn't really be looking for replication of *forms* because the
replicators are the memes, that the forms carry in code.

Robin Faichney
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