The Meme Machine by Richard Dawkins, Susan Blackmore

By Richard Dawkins, Susan Blackmore

People are remarkable creatures, with the original skill between animals to mimic and so replica from each other rules, conduct, abilities, behaviours, innovations, songs, and tales. those are all memes, a time period first coined through Richard Dawkins in 1976 in his e-book The egocentric Gene. Memes, like genes, are replicators, and this enchanting publication is an research of no matter if this hyperlink among genes and memes can result in very important discoveries in regards to the nature of the interior self.
Confronting the private questions on our internal selves, with all our feelings, stories, ideals, and judgements, Susan Blackmore makes a compelling case for the speculation that the internal self is purely an phantasm created via the memes for the sake of replication.

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