<<And what tools do you employ to separate the memetic wheat from the
chaff? (Remembering, of course, the close relationship between the wheat and chaff while its in the field.)>>
The main tool: only take advice from people with lives you like.
My book Getting Past OK is about this topic. http://www.brodietech.com/rbrodie/gpok.htm
Richard Brodie firstname.lastname@example.org
Author, "Virus of the Mind: The New Science of the Meme" Free newsletter! http://www.brodietech.com/rbrodie/meme.htm