Tag: language

  • Notes on The Viral Aspects of Language

    Notes on The Viral Aspects of Language

    A Quantitative Research of Memetic Selection Criteria This is a 92 page senior thesis. It covers the basics of memes but digs into how memes spread and specific research into virus hoaxes. This paper is broken into 4 chapters: Introduction to Memetics Memes according to Richard Dawkins: Meme – unit of cultural transmission. Memes “propagate themselves in…