Ian Crofton

Ian Crofton Was Born In Edinburgh And Worked For Collins In Glasgow Before Moving To London, Where He Has Been A Freelance Writer And Editor For 25 Years. Previous Books Include Brewer's Dictionary Of Curious Titles; Brewer's Britain And Ireland (With John Ayto); Brewer's Cabinet Of Curiosities And A Dictionary Of Art Quotations.

Quotes

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Memes
The biologist Richard Dawkins coined the term ‘meme’ for the cultural equivalent of a gene. A meme is any transmittable idea, behaviour, style or technology. Some memes – such as clay writing tablets – flourish for a while until superseded by something better. Others, such as the concept of God, have proved more persistent
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WHERE DOES THE ENERGY COME FROM?
Evgeny Gardehas quotedlast year
Stephen Hawking, A Brief History of Time (1988)

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