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Memetic Hazard Sign

Courtesy of the fringy Lifeboat foundation The memetic hazard sign is supposed to mean "bad idea", based on the incandescent light bulb for…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 14, 2012
Reply by Rich Goss

Experiencing Reality as Past, Present, or Future Oriented

In Living in Denial, Kari Marie Norgaard discusses the extent to which the everyday reality we experience is culturally defined. We partici…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 26, 2012

Culture War Reframed

There is a Culture War, but not what the right imagines. When the limits of Earth were passed due to unlimited population, ecological const…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

9 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Radical Openess

Jason Silva gushes about ideas (memes) as having taken over the trajectory of evolution to the extent that biological evolution is like epi…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 17, 2012

Phoneme familiarity and baby names

It's All in the Name: Predicting Popularity Through Psychological Science It seems that when we hear particular phonemes often, we're more…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 17, 2012

Susan Blackmore on Memes

Memes, the second replicator. Link to lecture on Talks Susan Blackmore on memes and "temes"

Started by George

6 Jun 14, 2012
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Critique my ritual to reject theistic memeplexes

Many feel that memetics is too abstract to assist deconversion. Here's an outline for a ritual designed to integrate it with three other id…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

44 Apr 11, 2012
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Good links for the uninformed?

I get tired of trying to explain memes to people here who've never heard of them. Does anybody know of good links that introduce the basic…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

7 Dec 29, 2011
Reply by Steph S.

Creative suggestions, anyone?

If you've seen my blog, you're aware that I'm unhappy with the way debating religious memes diverts our focus from the present and the futu…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Dec 27, 2011

War memes

Reading Chris Hedges War Is a Force That Gives Life Meaning, deeply disturbing and eye opening, I realized that memetics has barely nibbled…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Dec 26, 2011
Reply by Rich Goss


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