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Quantum theory and consciousness Preface to part 1 (April 12, 2000) LUCID DREAMING. Memetics. This article is related to the study of self-replicating units of culture, not to be confused with Mimesis.
Memetics is a theory of mental content based on an analogy with Darwinian evolution, originating from the popularization of Richard Dawkins' 1976 book The Selfish Gene. Proponents describe memetics as an approach to evolutionary models of cultural information transfer. The meme, analogous to a gene, was conceived as a "unit of culture" (an idea, belief, pattern of behaviour, etc.) which is "hosted" in the minds of one or more individuals, and which can reproduce itself, thereby jumping from mind to mind. Thus what would otherwise be regarded as one individual influencing another to adopt a belief is seen as an idea-replicator reproducing itself in a new host.
As with genetics, particularly under a Dawkinsian interpretation, a meme's success may be due to its contribution to the effectiveness of its host. History The modern memetics movement dates from the mid-1980s. Calendar of Courses and Events at Alderleaf. 2014 Calendar of Courses and Events To sign up for classes, visit our Course Registration Page.
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Note: In the following dialogue, excerpted and edited from the Institute of Noetic Sciences’ teleseminar series “Exploring the Noetic Sciences.” IONS Director of Research Cassandra Vieten talks with neuropsychologist and meditation teacher Rick Hanson, author with neurologist Richard Mendius, MD, of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom. Rick will be speaking at the upcoming IONS International Conference taking place this July in San Francisco. Vieten: What exactly is contemplative neuroscience? Hanson: Broadly defined, it’s the study of what happens in the brain when people are doing contemplative practices, how the brain changes with such practices. Level 3 of Consciousness by Richard Brodie. Meme Central Books Level 3 Resources Richard Brodie Virus of the Mind What’s New?
Site Map Level 3 of Consciousness You are reading about something that most people don’t even know exists. Church of Virus. Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission. How to Plant Ideas in Someones Mind - StumbleUpon. 13 Simple Steps To Get You Through A Rough Day. Why Ruminating is Unhealthy and How to Stop. Ruminating is like a record that’s stuck and keeps repeating the same lyrics.
It’s replaying an argument with a friend in your mind. It’s retracing past mistakes. When people ruminate, they over-think or obsess about situations or life events, such as work or relationships. Research has shown that rumination is associated with a variety of negative consequences, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, binge-drinking and binge-eating. Why does rumination lead to such harmful results? For some people, drinking or binge-eating becomes a way to cope with life and drown out their ruminations, according to Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Ph.D, a psychologist and professor at Yale University. Not surprisingly, ruminating conjures up more negative thoughts. Rumination also becomes the fast track to feeling helpless. It can even turn people away. 5 Logical Fallacies That Make You Wrong More Than You Think. #2.
We're Hard-Wired to Have a Double Standard Here's a good way to ruin your afternoon. Go on the Internet and find any discussion thread that brings up overweight people (like this or this one). Stand back and watch as a crowd absolutely rants about how incredibly easy it is to lose weight, and how incredibly lazy you have to be to get fat. The conclusion will be that being fat is literally a moral failing and the sign of a bad, disgusting human being. GettyIn at least four states, we can legally hunt this man.