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communication Psychology systems

Self-Propagating Memetic Information Systems

Human minds are self-propagating patterns of information that are implicitly biased towards seeking biological, cultural and technological methods of (self-)reproduction.

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culture

The Blame Game: Guns and Culture

The conditions which exist within a culture which might allow, indicate or in some sense cultivate the psychological and behavioural possibility of and preponderance to mass shootings is complex and not attributable to any single cause…

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culture

Memes: Encoding Complexity

A meme is, more or less, simply a unit of information – a quantum of cultural communication.  This is information stored, compressed, perhaps encoded or encrypted in some way.  This information is encoded in such a manner that it can be unpacked or decrypted in useful ways.  This generation of meaning clearly already exists within […]