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  • n. Persisting effect of memory of past events.

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Examples

  • That has to do with transforming a death-dealing idea into a life-giving idea, in creating a new mneme from the Greek word for memory that will reproduce among our species in the same way a gene does and convince us to save us from ourselves by restoring the Earth to balance.

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  • Finally, after many minutes of struggle, I put on my thinking boots andinventeda newword: mnemencholy, derived from mneme (memory) and melancholy (sadness).

    2008 November 03 « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • Again, the word istoria (enquiry) bears upon the face of it the stopping (istanai) of the stream; and the word piston (faithful) certainly indicates cessation of motion; then, again, mneme (memory), as any one may see, expresses rest in the soul, and not motion.

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  • In illustration of the use of mneme in this sense Du Cange cites Act. Conc.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • There is episteme, which is connected with stasis, as mneme is with meno.

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  • If there is a river of _mneme_ as a counterpart of the river

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  • And the mneme to be altered corrects a mangled interpretation of Charles Darwin's evolutionary theories.

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  • (enquiry) bears upon the face of it the stopping (istanai) of the stream; and the word piston (faithful) certainly indicates cessation of motion; then, again, mneme (memory), as any one may see, expresses rest in the soul, and not motion.

    Cratylus

  • This latter is called the engram of the corresponding stimulus, and the sum of the engrams, which the organism inherits or acquires during its life, is the mneme, or memory in the widest sense. "

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

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