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  1. #1 Meme Dawkins 
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    I was wondering, is Dawkins the first person to use the word meme in it's modern sense? Did someone else turn it into "internet meme"?

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    I believe so. I think it first was published in "The Selfish Gene," still a worth while read even 30 years after its publication.

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    Susan Blackmore tried to invent the science of memetics, which Dawkins was, I believe, a little embarrassed about, as he felt it was taking his idea too far. What's the status of memetics today, I wonder?
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