Why The Left Can’t Meme, According to Science

A meme, according to Richard Dawkins who coined the term in 1976 in The Selfish Gene, is something that “conveys the idea of a unit of cultural transmission.” For Dawkins anything could be a meme, a more simplistic definition might be that a meme is anything that becomes popular.

For an atheist like Dawkins, God, or the concept of God, is a meme. Someone, somewhere, at some point in…