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Thought contagion : how belief spreads through society

Author: Aaron Lynch
Publisher: New York, NY : BasicBooks, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Repr.]View all editions and formats
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This text presents an examination of memetics - the study of how ideas and beliefs spread. By drawing on examples from everyday life, Lynch develops a conceptual basis for understanding memetics.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Lynch
ISBN: 0465084664 9780465084661
OCLC Number: 698999934
Description: 192 Seiten
Contents: Self-sent messages and mass belief; a missing link - memetics and the social science; family plans - ideas that win with children; sexually-transmitted belief - the clash of freedom and restriction; successful cults - western religion by natural selection; prescription beliefs - thought contagions and health; controversy - thought contagions in conflict; epilogue - thought contagions of thought contagion.
Responsibility: Aaron Lynch.

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