Meme Paradox

Memetics

Susan Blackmore (2002) re-stated the meme definition as whatever is copied from one person to another person, whether habits, skills, songs, stories, or any other kind of information. Further she said that memes, like genes, are replicators. That is, they are information that is copied with variation and selection. Because only some of the variants survive, memes (and hence human cultures) evolve. Memes are copied by imitation, teaching and other methods, and they compete for space in our memories and for the chance to be copied again.

I just love the memetic nature of Cat’s Cradle and Zentangle®!

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1 Comment »

  1. Carole Ohl Said:

    This is a beautiful version of Paradox!!!


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