RE: Words and memes: criteria for acceptance of new belief or meme

From: Vincent Campbell (
Date: Tue Feb 19 2002 - 08:59:44 GMT

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            <Yes, but it *was* Stanley Millgram who did the experiments, there
    > numerous variations.>
            Yep. Zimbardo's famous for that 'prison' role-playing experiment
    where those students got carried away. Millgram's famous six degrees of
    separation experiment is being redone over the net, although I forget the
    website address, apparently you can sign up to join in with the updated
    version of that study.

            The 6 degrees idea, would seem to be a potentially useful tool for
    the spreading of memes if ti's correct.


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