mimicto imitate or copy
a performer skilled in
to imitate in a servile or unthinking way
to be an
imitation of; simulate; resemble closely
mimicrythe act, practice, or art of mimicking
performance, or result of mimicking
In evolutionary biology, mimicry is the similarity of one species
to another which protects one or both. This similarity can be in appearance,
behaviour, sound, scent and location, with the mimics found in similar places
to their models. The mimic, or shapeshifter, benefits from the mistaken
identity, luring prey or warding off preadtors.
Mimicry may involve
morphology and other behavior properties. In any case, the mimicry always
functions to deceive the observer by preventing
it from correctly identifying the shapeshifter.
mimesisMimesis is a critical and philosophical term that carries a wide
range of meanings, which include imitation, representation, mimicry, imitatio,
receptivity, nonsensuous similarity, the act of resembling, the act of
expression, and the presentation of the self. The
linguistic roots of
mimesis go back to fifth century Greece, to mimos, whose many
derivatives convey a dramatic act of representation through
imitation. The Frankfurt school critical
theorist T. W. Adorno made use of mimesis as a central philosophical term,
interpreting it as a way in which works of art embodied a form of reason that
was non-repressive and non-violent.
From its original conception as the
reproduction of reality through dance,
ritual, theater, image, and
writing, mimesis has thrived as an aesthetic concept, capturing the
representational powers of mimicry, imitation,
and metaphor. As imitation mimesis
emerged as a fundamental force in
outset, mimesis attracted philosophical criticism, as one would expect
from any powerful form of
representation that created whole imaginary
realities, that made one thing into something other than what it truly was,
even if it was done through symbolic actions.
Language, play, mystery and
violence are evinced as mimetic manifestations. Nature creates similarities.
One need only think of mimicry. The highest capacity for producing
similarities, however, is man's. Perhaps there is none of his higher functions
in which his mimetic faculty does not play a decisive role." - Walter Benjamin,
On the Mimetic Faculty 1933
This character of mimesis,
ranging in effects from theatrical artifice to
political deception, came under
renewed scrutiny in the period between
World War I and
World War II when modes of violence took
an aesthetic turn.
acutely aware that new
technologies were changing the
nature of politics and that social-cultural-ethical theory was not keeping pace said, "One may say that the
harshest, most disastrous aspects of imperialist war are the result of the
gaping discrepancy between the gigantic power of technology and the minuscule
moral illumination it affords."
This was most apparent in the marrying
of new technologies of killing with new technologies of representation; radio,
film and the newspaper.
warned of the evolution of warfare into an
art form in The Work of Art in
the Age of its Technical Reproducibility. War was becoming the deadliest
exhibition of 'art,' in which self-alienated humans "enjoy their own
destruction as an aesthetic pleasure of the highest order".
This is the aesthetics that the politics of
biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for
the purpose of solving complex human problems.
Living organisms have
evolved well-adapted structures and materials over geological time through
natural selection. Biomimetics has given rise to new technologies inspired by
biological solutions at macro and nanoscales.
Nature has solved
engineering problems such as self-healing abilities, environmental exposure
tolerance and resistance, hydrophobicity, self-assembly, and harnessing solar
beginning was the Word, and while the truth of this biblical epigram
remains a matter of faith, we all accept as axiomatic Shakespeare's observation
that "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Words are more than descriptive; they are also
prescriptive. Indeed, we all know from experience the power that words have to influence thinking and
behavior." - Ben Miles Memetic Engineers create
memes with the intent of
altering the worldview/reality perception of a specific social cultural
group or subgroup and thus their
world examples of American political party duality memes are abortion, crime
and race. These memes function to divide the voters into two congregations
based on unrealistic idealistic opposed subjective moral considerations. Those
who reject these compartmentalizing cubicles of political duality reject "the
lesser of two evils" meme.
The savvy Memetic Engineer is able to
isolate, study, and subtly manipulate the underlying values systems, symbolic
balance and primal atavisms that unconsciously influence the individual psyche
and collective identity of the group or subgroup.
(In neopagan subculture the term "resurgent
atavism" is used to describe the resurgence within "developed" modern Western
of religious movements inspired by the pagan religions of centuries past. Many
cite the rise of environmentalism,
scientific inquiry, the clash of cultures and the security state control grid
as contributing to an increasingly coherent social cultural
one in which religious sentiments are more frequently tied with an appreciation
of the physical world, human relationships and the relation between
Nature/Reality and the Human Being.)
Memetic game theory attempts to
statistically capture and deploy behavorial memes in strategic situations.
Deployment and capture are time critical and entirely dependent on existent
social cultural conditions. Individual success will be dependent on the choice
others make based on past experiences, subconscious connections to lifetime
programming and prior conditioning to individual dialectic materialism vectors.
An example of memetic engineering is the concept of fiat notes - a meme
developed by early moneychangers. This meme takes
away personal power and places it into private institutional hands. The meme of
legal tender forces individuals to accept and use fiat notes under the guise of
law. Once an individual is forced to accept fiat notes that individual's
survival is essentially under the control of the issuer of fiat notes. In the
US that would be the Federal Reserve - a privately operated banking
"The meme-bearers, us flesh and blood
humans acting as repositories for these abstract bodies, are never wholly free in our
actions or in control of our world and our selves." - Edward Wilson & Wes
Unruh A cultural behavioral trait that spreads from
person to person within the social culture by repetition in a manner analogous
to the biological transmission of virus.
A meme acts as a unit for
carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices that can be transmitted from one
mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable
memetic algorithm Computational intelligence structures combining multiple and
thought patterns in order to address social cultural cohesion problems. The
combination and interaction of thought pattern operators evolves and promotes
the diffusion of the most successful memes generating algorithmically definable
human social cultural
word "Egregore" derives from the Greek word egrégoroi, meaning
"watchers", which also transliterates as "grigori".
The word appears in
the Septuagint translation of
the Book of Lamentations, as well as the Book of Jubilees and the Book of
Even being derived from the word Grigori, which acquired a
somewhat negative aspectation over the time, the general concept of Egregore is
Group minds are infectious and possessive.
displace elements of identity at the
subconscious level, and as such, influence decision-making processes of
those involved with the group mind effectively hijacking the individual's
Bonds are intensified by stress,
and a group that deals with massive amounts of internal and external stress
will have a significantly stronger egregore than groups of similar size but
with much less stress.
Once an individual is conscious of the
influence of groups, institutions, egregores, and memes, they can more
accurately constrain the selection of reactions present in the preconscious
mind at any given moment. This allows for decisions to be based on the
individual's intentions and desires rather than remaining hardwired to the
options imposed by external entities.
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created a populace unable to discern propaganda from reality and that this has
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and is responsible for the collapse of morals, the elevation of self-centered
behavior and the destruction of global ecosystems. Civilization is based on
cooperation. Cooperation does not occur at the point of a gun.
social mores and values have declined precipitously over the last century as
the corrupt international cartel has garnered more and more power. This power
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by pressing emotional buttons which have been preprogrammed into the population
through prior corporate media psychological operations. The results have been
the destruction of the family and the destruction of social structures that do
not adhere to the corrupt international elites vision of
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