Martin Tomasek, mtd at email.cz pondered out loud:
> Is there any reason for 'self' is not only meme-complex?
Introducing (by Blackmore) the term is a bit of a cop out. Not
completely wrong, but not the complete story. [I'm sympathetic
to using memes as SOME of the atoms in an analytic framework
to get insights into networked communications between agents
human, biological and otherwise].
"Meme-complex", maybe should include "meme manager", which is
already beyond a "complex of memes". Memes are communication
epi-phenomena which link hosts, but hosts behave with some
autonomy when a novel meme comes along.
And on and on (as Kurt Vonnegut said more than once).
How much of Blackmore's speculations are testable?