How do memes change how we live?

In a previous post I started speculating about memes and their potential role in cultural evolution. I believe that coming to a better understanding of the way memes operate is an important part of coming to a full conception of habitability. As I argued previously, we can’t fully understand Continue reading

Memes as a dimension of the human niche

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Though human beings can be understood biologically, as one species among others, we have one particularly prominent, even defining, feature: Continue reading