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frequently_asked_questions [2014/08/24 04:49]
naptastic [To answer your question more directly:] thought I did this already?
frequently_asked_questions [2014/08/24 14:00] (current)
naptastic [But How?] Trivial example of memetic evolution
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 As an example, consider "​before you can love anyone else, you have to love yourself."​ This is a meme that represents a concept, and it's gained a lot of traction in Western culture. It's a distillation of other memes that came before, and the main reason it's been so successful is its brevity. It's easily digestible by the masses and rings true, so it gets accepted and repeated. As an example, consider "​before you can love anyone else, you have to love yourself."​ This is a meme that represents a concept, and it's gained a lot of traction in Western culture. It's a distillation of other memes that came before, and the main reason it's been so successful is its brevity. It's easily digestible by the masses and rings true, so it gets accepted and repeated.
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 +What might its offspring be? How about, "Once you learn to love yourself, loving others comes naturally."​ Or, "You have to take care of yourself first."​
  
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