Re: A Question for Wade

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    > What's so special about the "meme" term? Why can't we just use "idea",
    > "belief", or "concept" to say the same thing? As Ernst Mayr says of the
    > meme:

    'idea' 'belief' and 'concept' are more high-leveled abstract terms. memes
    can work on a lower level. memes can transfer ideas, beliefs and concepts but
    they don't have to.

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