Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Grant, Glenn (1990), Memetic Lexicon, Principia Cybernetica Web, Retrieved on 2014-01-12
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    Memes

    12 JAN 2014

     Selections From a Memetic Lexicon

    Auto-toxic Dangerous to itself. Highly auto-toxic memes are usually self-limiting because they promote the destruction of their hosts (such as the Jim Jones meme; any military indoctrination meme-complex; any "martyrdom" meme). (GMG) (See exo-toxic.) bait The part of a meme-complex that promises to benefit the host (usually in return for replicating the complex). The bait usually justifies, but does not explicitly urge, the replication of a meme-complex. (Donald Going, quoted by Hofstadte...
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    The most useful and interesting terms.