Self - Psychologist and Memetist
The whole idea of memes comes from Richard Dawkins' 1976 book, "The Selfish Gene." Most of the book is about what he called "universal Darwinism," which said, "All of biology is driven by genes, but culture is driven by memes." He said, "Look around you and you'll see, floating about in the primeval soup of culture, is information copied by imitation from person to person." So that would include chairs... trousers... hairstyles. All of these things are only here because humans have copied them,...