[meme] Intro

Meme

Intro - Meme

Like any other online organization, Yeshua is Life Ministries needs exposure in the social media macrocosm. With this in mind, I began creating graphics with scripture or insightful thoughts to share online. A few went far and wide, but most stayed within my online purview. 

Today, I decided to catalog my online graphical ventures here on yilm.org so as to have a record of ownership and origin, as well as provide a place for you to find a good meme that you would like to share online. 

So, take your time, browse, and share what you like far and wide.

Shalom in Yeshua,
Aaron Murray

View all of our Memes hereyilm.org/topic/meme


Did You Know?

Definition of meme1

meme: noun (ˈmēm)

1an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.

Memes (discrete units of knowledge, gossip, jokes and so on) are to culture what genes are to life. Just as biological evolution is driven by the survival of the fittest genes in the gene pool, cultural evolution may be driven by the most successful memes.

— Richard Dawkins

2an amusing or interesting item (such as a captioned picture or video) or genre of items that is spread widely online especially through social media… the band encouraged fans to make memes to advertise the U.S. release of their EP …

— William Gruger

The grumpy cat meme frowned its way onto the Internet in September 2012 and never turned its dissatisfied head back. Since then, the image of the cranky cat has grown more and more popular in direct proportion to appearing less and less impressed by fame.

— Anastasia Thrift

[…]

In his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, British scientist Richard Dawkins defended his newly coined word meme, which he defined as “a unit of cultural transmission.” Having first considered, then rejected, “mimeme,” he wrote: “‘Mimeme’ comes from a suitable Greek root, but I want a monosyllable that sounds a bit like ‘gene.’ I hope my classicist friends will forgive me if I abbreviate ‘mimeme’ to ‘meme.’” (The suitable Greek root was mim-, meaning “mime” or “mimic.” The English suffix -eme indicates a distinctive unit of language structure, as in “grapheme,” “lexeme,” and “phoneme.”) “Meme” itself, like any good meme, caught on fairly quickly, spreading from person to person as it established itself in the language.

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