RE: Inernal meme?

Gatherer, D. (
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 09:11:35 +0200

Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 09:11:35 +0200
From: "Gatherer, D. (Derek)" <>
Subject: RE: Inernal meme?
To: "''" <>

I have no quibble with calling words and other people who speak them part
of one's environment. Whether we agree to use the word "meme" for it or
not, one can be more specific and identify sub-sectors of the environment.

What concerns me is the demolition of internalist memetics, so let's stick
to the internalist definition of a meme as a homoderivative mnemon

If the amygdalar response is to an aspect of the environment, then surely,
according to your definition, it is always heteroderivative, and thus not a

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