Encyclopedia chapter on `The structure of the meme, the unit of culture’ , in The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th Edition (Velikovsky 2017).
A filmed PowerPoint presentation of a paper: “Weapons of Mass Instruction: Memetic Engineering and Directed Biocultural Evolution” (40 mins) given by JT Velikovsky at the `Initiating Change by Design’ Symposium, at University of Western Sydney in 2014.
An excerpt from Rancour-Laferriere’s `Preliminary Remarks on Literary Memetics’, from Biopoetics (1999) .
Reply to 4 critics of “Memetics as a pseudo-science” (Part 1 of 4) – Part 1 – Reply to Hallpike (2004) “Memetics: a Darwinian pseudo-science.”
The identification of the meme – the unit of culture – as: the holon-parton (Velikovsky 2013, 2016).
Gene Theory and Film Storytelling: G/T/C/A… (coincidence..?) i.e.: Genre, Theme, Character, Action. (Yes, it is just a coincidence. But, still.)
More on memetics and films, and: how `3 unsolved problems with memes’ (Blackmore, Dawkins, 1999) are solved when looking at memes in the domain of feature films.
Why are some films more viral (i.e., successful) memes? So: Film stories can be regarded as memes. Or: units of Continue reading