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  • n. Plural form of meme.

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Examples

  • The thing that bothers me about the discussion of memes is that no one ever tries to define exactly what they are, and what makes a meme so contagious.

    Interview with Malcolm Gladwell

  • I think his invocation of fascist themes and memes is probably unconscious.

    Film

  • Justin Bieber, daredevil: Both Justin Bieber lovers and haters can agree that dressing up as one of the Bieb's 2010 Internet memes is much more exciting than just slapping on a wig (justinbieberwig. com) and a hoodie.

    Friday List: 10 excellent celebrity and pop culture Halloween costumes

  • Some seriously remind me: doesn't PZ believe in memes, despite no substantial evidence for the term let alone the full-blown theory?

    A Lesson in Self-Deception

  • I never tag people to do chain memes, but I've been tagged myself: page 123 of the nearest book to me, fifth, sixth, and seventh sentences, are:

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • I don't often participate in memes, but I like this one.

    November 6th, 2004

  • So when I found yet another one of those internet survey questionnaire things that they call memes over at Canadian Sara's blog, I dropped everything and settled back for some serious time-wasting.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • There aren't a lot of modern genre authors playing with the memes from the Western pulps these days; King's reinterpretation of them makes me want to dig up some old Zane Grey.

    Boing Boing: November 23, 2003 - November 29, 2003 Archives

  • Starting with the deceptively simple story of an ant, Dan Dennett unleashes a dazzling sequence of ideas, making a powerful case for the existence of "memes" -- a term coined by Richard Dawkins for mental concepts that are literally alive and capable of spreading from brain to brain.

    TED Talks: Daniel Dennett on Memes

  • Even if each conversation is confined to a single blog comment thread, what about jargon, tropes, "memes" - the "ideas with attitude" which propagate across the small-world network?

    Discover Blogs

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