On Videogames as Art, and cultural evolution.
Twenty-something controversies in Ten Domains; It’s a scandal, I tellsya. The ten domains being: Consilience > Evocriticism > Systems Theory > Creativity > Biology > Culture > Cultural Evolution > Narratology > Screenwriting > Filmmaking > Memetics > Philosophy.
EO Wilson, Csikszentmihalyi and Daniel C Dennett on memes – and also Tooby and Cosmides on evolutionary psychology, and what emotions actually are. (And, what they’re for.)
An excerpt from Turner’s chapter `An Ecopoetics of Beauty and Meaning’ in the excellent anthology, Biopoetics (1999) and how it all applies to Memetics, Culture, and Film.
An excerpt from Rancour-Laferriere’s `Preliminary Remarks on Literary Memetics’, from Biopoetics (1999) .
An analysis of how movie pitches (hybrid memes) work.
Replies to some critics of “Memetics as a pseudo-science” (Part 4 of 4: Lanier 1996) The Selfish Gene (Dawkins 1976-2006) Continue reading
Replies to some critics of “Memetics as a pseudo-science” (Part 3 of 4: Benitez-Bribiesca 2001)