A recent discussion held at Oxford. (The picture above is Darwin, not Dennett :~) ) Daniel DennettRichard Dawkins
Here is the uncorrected proof of my essay – do not cite.
Jonah Lehrer has a nice article on the memetics of social cognition. So much of what passes for “knowledge” and is transmitted and generated through the media, seems to have this character. This is what I have termed media “glove puppetry” – glossy people with an ideological, sentimental or showbiz hand up their arse.