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clear benefits to those who host them, i.e., learn behaviors or
information. They are passed from generation to generation because of the
benefits (ultimately to the genes of their hosts) they provide.
But a whole class of memes have no obvious replication
So by "no obvious replication drivers" you mean "no obvious benefit to human
<<Of course, the really interesting
thing is why people of high wealth don't spend it all on having a dozen
children. At one time they did, and in some cultures, particularly Islamic
they still do.>>
>From the wealth's point of view, it would only make sense to have lots of
children if it would replicate the wealth rather than diluting it.
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