RE: Internal meme?

Robin Faichney (
Mon, 4 Oct 1999 13:50:05 +0100

From: Robin Faichney <>
Subject: RE: Internal meme?
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 1999 13:50:05 +0100
Message-Id: <99100413540402.00322@faichney>

On Mon, 04 Oct 1999, John C. 'Buck' Field wrote:
>The "things" inside your brain, that is, the connections themselves are =
the method
>which implements memes. The meme concept does not extend into the imple=
mentation, and
>this is quite clear when we refer to the meme as a kind of idea.

Not many people around here would refer to the meme that way. It is a ve=
loose usage which can work in some contexts, but not where memetics itsel=
f is
the main topic of interest.

>We would not say that a building is a certain concept for a self-sustain=
ing building,
>but it could implement the idea/concept, or help to transmit an idea.

This has been discussed at great length quite recently. You should check=

Robin Faichney
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