Re: virus: Definition of meme (from alt.memetics)

Wade T.Smith (
Fri, 3 Jan 97 07:31:02 -0500

>We ususally use memetics to analyze social processes of
>thought-evolution <urgh, shitty phrasing>. The focus is on the ways a
>meme influence on our thought.
>Therefore any definition of meme should focus on its deeds and effects
>rather than its unclear electro-chemical formation in the brain. That's
>two points for the current VirLex definition, and none for your

Well, I wasn't suggesting, I'm still searching. And I see your point.
Although it still seems to me to be putting the cart before the horse.
But then again, I see all practically all social sciences as likewise

Wade T. Smith |'There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god.' |'Theism is mental inbreeding.'
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