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The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins, 1976: A gene centered view of evolution. Dawkins also coined the term meme, a unit of human cultural evolution analogous to the gene, suggesting that such "selfish" replication may also model human culture, in a different sense.' Memetics subsequently became a study of cultural information transfer. via wikipedia #Richard_Dawkins #The_Selfish_Gene #Evolution #Meme #Books

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Why You Move the Way You Do

Why You Move the Way You Do by nationalgeographic: "Movement is what makes us human and has been the driving force of life on Earth." #Books #Science #Movement #Evolution

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi who proposes that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow and suggests how to create it. #Books #Flow

Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction (Critical Perspectives on Animals: Theory, Culture, Science, and Law) by Thom van van Dooren: How mass extinction threatens us. #Science #Extinction_Studies

The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang: Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors — are a wondeful series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. Each volume is distinguished by its own color. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented.'s_Fairy_Books #Fairy_Tales #Andrew_Lang