But it ignores the fact that scholarship and forms of historical critique is as ancient as the generations that have been passing the memes.

 Dawkin’s Meme concept works fantastically in the short term. 

But it ignores the fact that scholarship and forms of historical critique is as ancient as the generations that have been passing the memes.

Long before he was born, people were critiquing the very histories being passed down and adjusting according to best scholarship at the time, othertimes for political reasons, but there is an amazing amount of STABILITY within traditions that have historical continuity across dozens of generations.

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