Re: virus: memes, yay, lets do it.

Toxic Waste (
Fri, 11 Jun 1999 22:40:44 +0300 (EEST)

On Mon, 7 Jun 1999, Dan Plante wrote:

> At 09:01 PM 06/06/99 -0700, Dylan Durst wrote:
> >
> > If we were to create a meme as a group, it seems like we would learn
> >alot.
> - snip -
> What do you imagine you'd learn, besides what legions of PR men, spin
> doctors, behaviourial psychologists, sociobiologists, advertising execs,
> political strategists, hucksters and con men already know, and have already
> made known, both in publications and by example?
> Dan

Probably nothing, but I wanna see if someone can draw some math out of observing and studying them.

The people you list are known for their mathematical inadequisies. They know by intuition, but there are no clear strategies, principles or "laws of the meme" common and applicable to all.

The Law of the Meme!