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“But if it is true that human minds are themselves to a very great degree the creations of memes, then we cannot sustain the polarity of vision we considered earlier; it cannot be “memes versus us,” because earlier infestations of memes have already played a major role in determining who or what we are. The “independent” mind struggling to protect itself from alien and dangerous memes is a myth. There is a persisting tension between the biological imperative of our genes on the one hand and the cultural imperatives of our memes on the other, but we would be foolish to “side with” our genes; that would be to commit the most egregious error of pop sociobiology. Besides, as we have already noted, what makes us special is that we, alone among species, can rise above the imperatives of our genes— thanks to the lifting cranes of our memes.”
Hi, this is my online presence. About me is a tricky question to answer as I’m not always entirely sure who I am - from one moment to the next. In fact, all I'm certain of is that I'm not quite the same person as I was when I first arrived on this Planet Earth, all those years ago. Feel free to share your thoughts & leave your comments.