I'm using Blackmore's definition. I don't consider the old memetic lexicon authoritative.
Richard Brodie email@example.com
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of David McFadzean
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 1999 9:26 PM
Subject: Re: virus: ESS's and Punc. Equil.
> nonproductive. They should come up with a different word if they don't
> meme (mental self-replicator), memeplex (cultural self-replicator), or
> of the mind (same but with more negative connotation
I was under the impression that the difference between meme and memeplex was one of part-whole or component-aggregate, not mental vs. cultural. A memeplex is a "set of mutually-assisting memes which have co-evolved a symbiotic relationship". <http://virus.lucifer.com/memlex.html#MEME-COMPLEX>