RE: Is a meme a thing?

Richard Brodie (
Sun, 24 Jan 1999 16:57:38 -0800

From: "Richard Brodie" <>
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Subject: RE: Is a meme a thing?
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 1999 16:57:38 -0800
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All that we call things are concepts. The only difference is the level of
agreement people have about them. In fact, the distinctions we draw to label
things are themselves memes, and the degree to which we are blind to that,
and think that a "gene" or a "wall" or "I" has some special meaning other
than that we give it, reflects the success of that distinction-meme. See
chapter 1 of Virus of the Mind.

Richard Brodie
Author, "Virus of the Mind: The New Science of the Meme"
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