A meme (pronounced /ˈmiːm/, rhyming with “cream”) is a unit of cultural ideas, symbols or practices, which can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals or other imitable phenomena. (The etymology of the term relates to the Greek word μιμητισμός (/mɪmetɪsmos/) for “something imitated”.) Supporters of the concept regard memes as cultural analogues to genes, in that they self-replicate and respond to selective pressures.
Reclaim your mental environment
When will we reach the breaking point? Our minds have become a virtual dumping ground of pollutants — manipulative ads, distorted news, untold violence, spin and hype. We can cope with the media onslaught to a degree. But all signs suggest that the cumulative effects of this toxic culture — on our stress levels, our moods, our relationships, our worldviews, even our mental health — could become one the most pressing issues of our generation.
Unplug The Signal
The “Unplug the Signal” symbol can be used to create an awareness of the television’s role in restricting information and controlling the masses. Help spread this symbol and its message not simply over the Internet but into the streets, homes and businesses across the globe. Help others take back their minds. Read more >
Update – Adbusters