Re: implied or inferred memes

Bill Benzon (
Tue, 5 Oct 1999 11:37:25 -0400

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Date: Tue, 5 Oct 1999 11:37:25 -0400
From: (Bill Benzon)
Subject: Re: implied or inferred memes

At 9:05 AM 10/5/99 +0000, Mark M. Mills wrote:

>"It involves development of neural structures capable of realizing the
>Great. You have described a genotype/phenotype relationship between 'a
>neural structure' and G-meme. I've been calling this neural structure an

I know you have. I simply don't see any value in calling things in our
heads memes of any sort. I don't deny the we have ideas in our heads, even
ideas that we've learned from others in any of a number of possible ways,
including imitation. As far as I'm concerned all you are doing is
providing a new name for entities we already know about. But that new name
does not bring with it any new explanatory mechanisms.

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