Re: implied or inferred memes

Mark M. Mills (
Mon, 04 Oct 1999 13:46:06 -0400

Date: Mon, 04 Oct 1999 13:46:06 -0400
From: "Mark M. Mills" <>
Subject: Re: implied or inferred memes
In-Reply-To: <003f01bf0e8f$0773b940$7f21e7d8@proftim>

At 10:15 AM 10/4/99 -0700, you wrote:

>This is a good point. I think often we're actually talking about reverse
>engineering when we use the word "imitation". Reverse engineering our
>L-memes from the G-meme behaviors they are meant to "imitate".

Despite the fact L-memes don't imitate behaviors, they actualize behaviors,
reverse-engineering a fine metaphor. It is basically the approach we have
used for defining genes, at least until 20 years ago.


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