Memes are fairly common concepts in the world of blogs, and they tend to be receptor/phenotype free. David Gagne has put down the bloggers definition: meme: any expression (usually the smallest/shortest possible) that can convey meaning; an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture Links: The Weblog Dictionary @ davidgagne.net
Link to some homebrew research on meme propagation.
On four of the problems with memes: ambiguity, Lamarck, Ockham’s Razor, and the self.
On replicators, bodypopping, and why grandma knew that anyway.
On memes, how Dawkins defines them, and how they propagate