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" Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catchphrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots or of building arches. Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene pool by leaping from body to body via sperms or eggs, so memes propagate themselves in the meme... "
Genes, Genesis, and God: Values and Their Origins in Natural and Human History - Page 145
by Holmes Rolston - 1999 - 400 pages
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Ever-expanding Horizons: The Dual Informational Sources of Human Evolution

Carl P. Swanson - Science - 1983 - 162 pages
...italics). As with Lumsden and Wilson's culturgen, Dawkins's term is another cultural catchall: in his words “memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes,...which, in the broad sense, can be called imitation.” If one can assume that Dawkins means that it is ideas or concepts that leap from “brain to brain,”...
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Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern

Douglas R. Hofstadter - Computers - 1996 - 852 pages
...“primordial soup” out of which life first oozed —is the soup of human culture. Dawkins writes: Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases,...arches. Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene poo1 by leaping from body to body via sperms or eggs, so memes propagate themselves in the meme pool...
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Imagining the Earth: Poetry and the Vision of Nature

John Elder - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 232 pages
...alternately be thought of as being related to “memory,” or to the French word rrrëirre. . . . Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots or building arches. Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene pool by leaping from body to body via...
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Dionysus Reborn: Play and the Aesthetic Dimension in Modern Philosophical ...

Mihai Spariosu - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 317 pages
...the "idea of a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation." Examples of mêmes may include "tunes, ideas, catchphrases, clothes fashions, ways of making pots or of building arches," and the like (p. 206). They also include scientific, philosophical, re-ligious, and artistic ideas...
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Handbook of Semiotics

Winfried Nöth - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 576 pages
...to Dawkins, is a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation. [ . . . ] Examples of tnemes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions,...which, in the broad sense, can be called imitation. (1976: 206) Koch lists the following analogies between the gene and the meme (1986b: 11): (1) storage...
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From Gaia to Selfish Genes: Selected Writings in the Life Sciences

Connie Barlow - Science - 1992 - 273 pages
...word "même" (which means "same"). It should be pronounced to rhyme with "cream." Examples of mêmes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes, fashions,...by leaping from body to body via sperms or eggs, so mêmes propagate themselves in the même pool by leaping from brain to brain via a process which, in...
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Kaleidoscopic Mind: An Essay in Post-Wittgensteinian Philosophy

Nikolay Milkov - Philosophy, Modern - 1992 - 412 pages
...transmissions, or a unit of imitation,tt2 introduced by Richard Dawkins which he has called “meme”. “Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases,...fashions, ways of making pots or of building arches. 1 M In other words, these are all artifacts - but not only these. In the same way in which natural...
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Dreaming and Storytelling

Bert O. States - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1993 - 219 pages
...according to Dawkins, is "a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation"—such things as "tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions," ways of "making pots or of building arches" (quoted by Dennett, 1991: 202) and such concepts as faith, tolerance, conspiracy, or freedom of speech...
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By the Grace of Guile: The Role of Deception in Natural History and Human ...

Loyal D. Rue - Religion - 1994 - 359 pages
...cultural system operates by the transmission of units of meaning which Richard Dawkins calls mêmes: "Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene pool...by leaping from body to body via sperms or eggs, so mêmes propagate themselves in the même pool by leaping from brain to brain via a process which, in...
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Complex Systems: Mechanism of Adaptation

Russel J. Stonier, Xing Huo Yu - Computers - 1994 - 394 pages
...intriguing is that raised by Dawkins nearly twenty years ago — “memes” [4]. In his own words “Examples of memes are tunes, ideas, catch-phrases,...fashions, ways of making pots or of building arches, [propagating] themselves in the meme pool by leaping from body to body via a process which, in the...
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