RE: virus: Memes and other replicators

Richard Brodie (
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 11:00:48 -0700

Brett wrote:

>Thanks R.B. As to "...reserving the word "meme" for replicators that
>reside in the mind..., it is interesting that you make a distinction
>mind and not mind. I personally see nothing outside of mind.

I believe it was at this point that Joshu whacked his little sophomore
monk over the head with a big stick to demonstrate how to see something
outside of mind.

> Do you define
>mind as individual brain functioning, group brain you
>divisions between mind/brain, mind/matter, mind/spirit? I find mind to
>beyond group brain functioning and to supercede but include body,
>and spirit. Further, is there a cultural mind? Or, simply put, will
>define mind.

I like my vegetables in bigger pieces than that. Diced too fine, they
become unpalatable.

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