Language Is A Virus

Susan Blackmore Quotes

Susan Blackmore Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Susan Blackmore
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Writer
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    Certainly almost everything we do and think is colored in some way by memes, but it is important to realize that not everything we experience is a meme. If I walk down the street and see a tree, the basic perception that's going on is not memetic. Susan_BlackmoreSusan Blackmore
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    I have not come up with anything original. It needs a better brain than mine! I have done what I can do in taking Dawkins' idea and extending it. Susan_BlackmoreSusan Blackmore
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    One of the biggest mistakes that people make when they think about memes is they try to extend on the analogy with genes. That's not how it works. It works by realizing the concept of a replicator. Susan_BlackmoreSusan Blackmore
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    People get depressed and get attracted to different types of memes. You can trace some of this to how the biological hierarchy is set up. Susan_BlackmoreSusan Blackmore
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    Take male strategies for success in the world. If you've got all the advantages, if you're attractive and clever and all of that, you will generally go for very high quality females. Susan_BlackmoreSusan Blackmore